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verb [intransitive/transitive] flee pronunciation in American English /fli/
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present tense
present participlefleeing
past tensefled
past participlefled
  1. to escape from a dangerous situation or place very quickly
    Earthquake victims have been forced to flee their homes.
    Police caught up with one of the gang, but the other three fled.
    flee across/from/to/into: Thousands of Indian peasants fled across the border to Mexico.


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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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