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English definition of “amok”

amok

adverb uk (also amuck)   /əˈmɒk/ us    /-ˈmʌk/
run amok to be out of control and act in a wild or dangerous manner: The soldiers ran amok after one of their senior officers was killed. The two dogs ran amok in a school playground.
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