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English definition of “astray”

astray

adverb     /əˈstreɪ/
away from the correct path or correct way of doing something: The letter must have gone astray in the post. I was led astray by an out-of-date map. Her parents worried that she might be led astray (= encouraged to behave badly) by her unsuitable friends.Losing and lossWinning and losingBad and wrong behaviourDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliant
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