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English definition of “run off”

run off

verb uk phrasal verb with run   /rʌn/ (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run) us  
to leave somewhere or someone suddenly: You can't run off (home) now, just when I need you! My wife has run off with another man.Departing
(Definition of run off phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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