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hideaway Line breaks: hide|away
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌɪdəweɪ/

Definition of hideaway in English:


A place used for hiding in or as a retreat from other people: workmen added 4 ft to the top of the 6 ft-high wooden fence round her Surrey hideaway to stop prying eyes
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  • A group of outdoors enthusiasts who built secret cabins on Mount Fromme and have been using them for the past 15 years are crying foul over a North Vancouver District plan to tear down their forest hideaways.
  • So why spend all your time heading to the usual crowded places when you could be creating unforgettable memories at any one of the island's many romantic hideaways?
  • In some sad cases, architectural treasures have fallen into disrepair and even ruin; in others, the buildings have found a new role at the start of the 21st century, often as luxury hideaways.

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