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English noun: getaway

1. getaway (attribute) the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration


SamplesHis car has a lot of pickup.


Synonymspickup


Broader (hypernym)acceleration

2. getaway (act) a rapid escape (as by criminals)


SamplesThe thieves made a clean getaway.
After the expose he had to take it on the lam.


Synonymslam


Broader (hypernym)escape, flight









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