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English definition of “away”

away

adverb (GONE)    /əˈweɪ/
B2 gradually until mostly or completely gone: All the snow had melted away. The music faded away as the procession moved slowly up the street . We used to while away (= spend time at) the weekends at my aunt's cottage in the country . We danced the night away (= until the night was over).Slow and moving slowlyComplete and wholeVery and extreme Grammar:Away and away fromAway is an adverb. Away from is a multi-word preposition.
(Definition of away adverb (GONE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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