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My brother takes care of the farm while I'm away.
I'm writing to ask Amy's parents why she's been away from school.
Graham's away on vacation this week.
I haven't seen our neighbors around – they must have gone away somewhere.
There has been a shift away from the old manufacturing industries toward high technology.
We're moving away from the idea that what's modern is necessarily good.
This is the American English definition of away. View British English definition of away.