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Definition of runaway adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    runaway

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈrʌnəweɪ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌnəweɪ//
     
    [only before noun]
     
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  1. 1(of a person) having left without telling anyone runaway children
  2. 2(of an animal or a vehicle) not under the control of its owner, rider or driver a runaway horse/car
  3. 3happening very easily or quickly, and not able to be controlled a runaway winner/victory the runaway success of her first play runaway inflation
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