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Meaning of “run wild” in the English Dictionary

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run wild

disapprovingC2 If someone, often a ​child, ​runswild, that ​personbehaves as they ​want to without being ​controlled by anyone.
(Definition of run wild from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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