Meaning of “getaway” in the English Dictionary

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getawaynoun [ C ]

us /ˈɡet̬·əˌweɪ/

an escape, esp. from a dangerous situation:

The men made their getaway in a car parked outside the bank.

A getaway is also a place where you go for a vacation:

a getaway in the Poconos

(Definition of “getaway” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)