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getaway

  
  ( getaways    plural  ) , get-away  
1       n-count   If someone makes a getaway, they leave a place quickly, especially after committing a crime or when trying to avoid someone.  
usu sing, oft N n  
They made their getaway along a pavement on a stolen motorcycle., ...the burglar's getaway car.     
2       n-count   A getaway is a short holiday somewhere.  
INFORMAL  
(=break)  

Weekend tours are ideal for families who want a short getaway.     
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getaway

  
  
break, break-out, decampment, escape, flight  

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