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Wanted by the police - synonyms or related words

wanted

adjective

being looked for by the police in connection with a crime

on the lam

running away from someone such as the police

on the run

trying to hide or escape from someone, especially the police

on the wrong side of something

if someone gets on the wrong side of the law, they do something illegal and have to deal with the police

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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