runaway

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 [ˈrʌnəweɪ]


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runaway

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. runaways from [school, home, foster care]
  2. a [teenage, child, young] runaway
  3. [found, looking for] a runaway
  4. [charities, help, support] for runaways
  5. runaways from [dysfunctional, troubled, conflictive] families
  6. runaways in [foster, special, social] care
  7. [deal with, handle, guide, discipline] teenage runaways
adj
  1. a runaway [bride, child, criminal, prisoner]
  2. a runaway marriage
  3. a runaway victory [at the polls, over their main rival]
  4. runaway [stocks, prices, fees, values]
  5. [hit, knocked down, killed, stopped] by a runaway train
  6. the [show, song, play] was a runaway [hit, success]
  7. has [achieved, seen, reported] runaway growth
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