Meaning of “runaround” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “runaround” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"runaround" in American English

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runaroundnoun [ U ]

us /ˈrʌn·əˌrɑʊnd/

a series of actions or answers to questions that prevent someone from achieving something:

He expected to get the runaround, but surprisingly, the store offered him a refund.

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