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English definition of “away”

away

adverb (SOMEWHERE ELSE)    /əˈweɪ/
A2 somewhere else , or to or in a different place , position , or situation : Ms Watson is away on holiday until the end of the week . Keep / Stay away from him. Just go away and leave me alone ! The sight was so horrible that I had to look / turn away. The recent flood has swept away the footbridge . I've given away all my old clothes to charity .UK Would you like your burger to eat in or take away?Separateness and isolation in spaceAlone Grammar:Away and away fromAway is an adverb. Away from is a multi-word preposition.
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