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Definition of elopement noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

elopement

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ɪˈləʊpmənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈloʊpmənt//
 
[countable, uncountable]
 
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the act of running away with somebody in order to marry them secretly News of their elopement did not spread until the following morning.