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Meaning of “run” - Learner’s Dictionary

run

noun     /rʌn/
MOVING [C] B1 the activity of running for a period of time: [usually singular] to go for a run Athletics
SCORING [C] B2 in cricket or baseball, a single point: to score a runCricketGeneral terms used in ball sportsBaseball and roundersGeneral terms used in ball sportsGeneral terms used in ball sports
a dummy/practice/trial run an occasion when you do something to practise it before the real timeRepeating an action
a run of sth several things of the same type that happen without something different happening during that period: a run of 10 games without a win a run of good/bad luck Order and sequenceSimultaneous and consecutive
PERFORMANCES [C] a period of performances of a play, film, etcSpectacles and performancesSpecific periods of time
be on the run to be trying to avoid being caught, especially by the policeRunning away and escaping
make a run for it informal to suddenly run fast in order to escape from somewhereRunning away and escaping
(Definition of run noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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