getaway

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgɛtəweɪ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈgɛtəˌweɪ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(getə wā′)


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getaway

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [long, weekend] getaway (to)
  2. a [romantic, relaxing, beach, mountain] getaway
  3. could really use a getaway
  4. really need a (good) getaway
  5. win a free getaway to
  6. is my favorite (place for a) getaway
  7. a getaway from [work, the office]
  8. book a getaway today!
  9. exclusive [offers, deals] on getaways
  10. a [weekend, three-day] getaway (to Paris)
  11. a fast getaway by the [athlete, sprinter]
  12. the [robbers, thieves] made a clean getaway
  13. police [thwarted, prevented, stopped] the getaway
n as adj
  1. getaway packages
  2. crime: is the getaway driver
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