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verb [intransitive] decamp pronunciation in British English /dɪˈkæmp/
Word Forms
present tense
present participledecamping
past tensedecamped
past participledecamped
  1. 1
    to leave a place in order to live or work somewhere else
  2. 2
    to leave a place quickly because you have done something wrong


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