runaway

runaway(
ruhn
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uh
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wey
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (fugitive)
a. el fugitivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la fugitiva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The irate warden captured the runaways and punished them.El iracundo director de la cárcel capturó a los fugitivos y los castigó.
The search for the two runaways is ongoing.La búsqueda de los dos fugitivos continúa.
2. (minor who left home)
a. el niño fugado de casa
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la niña fugado de casa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
He was just another runaway, trying to escape all types of abuse.No era más que otro niño fugado de casa, intentando dejar atrás todo tipo de abusos.
b. el niño que vive en la calle
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la niña que vive en la calle
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A local church offers food to runaways.Una iglesia local ofrece comida gratis a los niños que viven en la calle.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (out of control)
a. fuera de control (vehicle)
A runaway train pulverized the barriers.Un tren fuera de control pulverizó las barreras.
b. desbocado (animal)
A runaway horse was nearly hit by a car as it ran through town.Un caballo desbocado estuvo a punto de ser atropellado por un coche mientras galopaba por la ciudad.
c. desmedido (spending)
The senator called for a stop to runaway spending.El senador pidió que se pusiera freno a los gastos desmedidos.
4. (fugitive)
a. fugitivo
Most of the police force is searching for the runaway prisoner.Casi la totalidad de la fuerza policial está a la busca y captura del prisionero fugitivo.
5. (rapidly rising)
a. galopante
Runaway inflation struck Germany after World War I.Una inflación galopante golpeó a Alemania después de la Primera Guerra Mundial.
b. desenfrenado
Runaway prices and violent crime put pressure on the government to resign.Los precios desenfrenados y el crimen violento ejercieron presión para que el gobierno dimitiera.
6. (overwhelming)
a. arrollador
The movie was a runaway success, bringing in over $8,000,000 the first weekend.La película fue un éxito arrollador, con una taquilla de más de $8,000,000 en el primer fin de semana.
b. aplastante
She achieved a runaway victory in the final race.Logró una victoria aplastante en la última carrera.
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runaway
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el fugitivo(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la fugitivo(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (prisoner, slave)
a. fugitivo(a)
3. (train, lorry)
a. incontrolado(a)
4. (inflation)
a. galopante
5. (victory, success)
a. apabullante
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runaway [ˈrʌnəweɪ]
adjective
[+prisoner, slave] fugitivo; [+soldier] desertor; [+horse] desbocado; [+lorry] sin frenos; fuera de control; [+inflation] galopante; desenfrenado; [+success] arrollador; [+victory] aplastante; abrumador; [+marriage] clandestino; fugitivo;
noun
(person) fugitivoafugitiva (m) (f);a fugitiva (horse) caballo (m) desbocado;
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