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escapade

noun [C] uk   /ˈes.kə.peɪd/ us  
an act involving some danger, risk, or excitement, because it is different from usual or expected behaviour: Her latest escapade was to camp outside a department store on the night before the sale.
Translations of “escapade”
in Spanish aventura, calaverada…
in French fredaine…
in German die Eskapade, Abenteuer…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冒險行爲, 尋求刺激的行爲, 惡作劇…
in Russian выходка…
in Turkish tehlikeli macera, çılgınlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冒险行为, 寻求刺激的行为, 恶作剧…
in Polish eskapada…
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