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escape road Line breaks: es¦cape road

Definition of escape road in English:


chiefly British
A slip road, especially on a racing circuit, for a vehicle to turn into if the driver is unable to negotiate a bend or slope safely.
Example sentences
  • I very nearly followed Jason up the escape road on the first lap.
  • Bit by bit he caught the BMW, which then shot up an escape road with brake failure, leaving the Alfa in the lead with four laps to go.
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