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She fled abroad to escape her tormentors and keeps her past a secret from new acquaintances. The Sun (2016)No wonder companies flee country! Times, Sunday Times (2016)Can we define anyone fleeing war or persecution as an'economic' refugee? Times, Sunday Times (2016)When they failed to open the van doors the trio fled in the second car. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They fled the country while on out on bail. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Those women who escape the attempt flee into hiding. The Sun (2009)Women who come to this country fleeing persecution are too often denied access to justice. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The calculation takes into account the possibility of top earners fleeing the country to dodge it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In addition to economic migration there are those fleeing war and persecution or seeking asylum. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Schools are closed and thousands of health workers are fleeing the country. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He himself escaped and fled nearly two hundred miles on a panting horse. Red Coats and Rebels - the war for America 1770-1781 (1990)And we should offer haven to those genuinely fleeing persecution. The Sun (2016)Doctors were fleeing the country and field hospitals set up in opposition areas needed help. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But they fled after he escaped and raised the alarm. The Sun (2010)Almost all say they are fleeing war or persecution. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Innocent began by asking him why he had fled to a country with a religion different from that of his own. JEM SULTAN: The Adventures of a Captive Turkish Prince in Renaissance Europe (2004)In the 1940s some of his family died as they fled famine in their home town. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Up to 100 people are still hiding in their homes because they could not flee quickly enough. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Most were recent arrivals from Ireland, having fled the famine. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'flee'
British English: flee /fliː/ VERB
If you flee, you escape from something or someone by running away.
Last year he fled to Costa Rica.
The refugees were fleeing persecution.
- American English: flee
- Arabic: يَهْرُب
- Brazilian Portuguese: fugir
- Chinese: 逃跑
- Croatian: bježati
- Czech: uprchnout
- Danish: flygte
- Dutch: vluchten
- European Spanish: darse a la fuga
- Finnish: paeta jotakin
- French: fuir partir
- German: flüchten
- Greek: τρέπομαι σε φυγή
- Italian: scappare
- Japanese: 逃げる
- Korean: 달아나다
- Norwegian: flykte
- Polish: uciec
- European Portuguese: fugir
- Romanian: a fugide ceva
- Russian: спасаться бегством
- Spanish: darse a la fuga
- Swedish: fly
- Thai: หนี
- Turkish: kaçmak
- Ukrainian: тікати
- Vietnamese: chạy trốn
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