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My brother looks after 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 holiday this week.
I've not seen our neighbours around – they must have gone away somewhere.
We're moving away from the idea that what's modern is necessarily good.
There has been a shift away from the old manufacturing industries toward high technology.
This is the British English definition of away. View American English definition of away.