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American English: /ˈɡɛdəˌweɪ/
British English: /ˈɡɛtəweɪ/

Translation of getaway in Spanish:


  • 1 (quick departure) to make one's getaway
    the thieves made a quick getaway
    los ladrones se dieron rápidamente a la fuga or huyeron rápidamente del lugar de los hechos
    (before noun) the getaway car
    el coche que usaron ( or iban a usar etc. ) para la fuga
    Example sentences
    • The suspect ran off, chased by the shop's staff, but escaped in a getaway car driven by an accomplice waiting outside the store.
    • Although he escaped in a getaway car, he was pursued by police.
    • A bicycle thief made a quick getaway after stealing his set of wheels in broad daylight.
  • 2 (short vacation, break) (US)
    Example sentences
    • Roads, ports and airports were today coping well with the wave of holidaymakers making Easter getaways.
    • This does not have to be a long vacation, just a weekend getaway.
    • This road is not spared even on holidays or weekends as it is the gateway to weekend getaways in that part of the city.
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