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English definition of “away”


adverb (CONTINUOUSLY)    /əˈweɪ/
C2 continuously or repeatedly , or in a busy way: I was still writing away when the exam finished . Chris has been working away in the garden all day . We were chatting away at the back and didn't hear what he said.Continuous and permanent Grammar:Away and away fromAway is an adverb. Away from is a multi-word preposition.
(Definition of away adverb (CONTINUOUSLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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