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Definition of "run-away" [run-away]

  • Alternative spelling of runaway. (noun)

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Use "run-away" in a sentence
  • "In fact, it´s so good they have been banned from competition in Chiapas because every year their work was the run-away winner of any local competition they entered."
  • "The GOP snatched back the House with a deft play on the long favored racial code themes of tax and spend Democrats, wasteful big government, run-away deficit spending on entitlement programs, and their full blown assaults on so-called Obamacare, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security programs, and labor unions."
  • ""This is just another example of run-away consultant spending at the Department of Education, which for years has failed to impose even minimum standards of oversight and accountability when it comes to outside contracts," Mr. Stringer said in a statement."
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