Definition of getaway in English:

getaway

Line breaks: get|away
Pronunciation: /ˈgɛtəweɪ
 
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noun

  • 2 informal A short holiday: a weekend getaway
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    • 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.
  • 2.1A holiday destination: the island getaway of Penang
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    • Both children and parents alike are happier getting whisked off to summer camps and holiday getaways, far from the cramped confines of the city.
    • Adding a few tropical plants in containers can give you the fragrance and color of an island getaway in the smallest space.
    • Suitable as either a permanent country home or a holiday getaway, this roadside holding goes under the hammer on July 24.

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