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English definition of “rogue”

rogue

adjective [before noun]     /rəʊɡ/ US  /roʊɡ/
behaving in ways that are not expected or not normal, often in a way that causes damage: a rogue state rogue cellsDangerous and harmful specialized biology A rogue animal is a dangerous wild animal that lives apart from the rest of its group.Animal (non-human) behaviour
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