flee flee  /f ˈli/

Definition(s):

  • (v) run away quickly

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Usage(s):

  1. Residents said the military and the Taliban had urged them to flee South Waziristan.
  2. Worst of all, Madison suffered the humiliation of having to flee Washington before a British army, which casually put the torch to the White House.
  3. As Sylvia's inferno deepened, Jenny testified, she made one desperate, futile attempt to flee.

News

  1. Southern Europeans Flee to Germany to Avoid Economic Malaise -OECD

    Southern Europeans Flee to Germany to Avoid Economic Malaise -OECD
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. Thousands Flee Colo. Wildfire; 92 Homes Destroyed

    Thousands flee Colo. Wildfire as flames destroy at least 92 homes        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. 5 Reasons Not to Flee Non-US Dividend Stocks

    “Is it time to flee dividend stocks?” That’s what many investors are asking me amid the recent rise in bond yields. My answer: Don’t abandon dividend stocks but be selective. I’ve long been advocating ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ETF Database via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "I would never turn my back on people who flee violence in Afghanistan, or whatever," Ramos Horta said. "But on a temporary basis, so that they can be sent to a third country where they can start life with dignity and with promise of a better...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Jose Ramos Horta Source: The Associated Press

  2. "In light of Mr Madoff's age, he has incentive to flee, he has the means to flee and there is a risk of flight," Judge Denny Chin said.
    on Mar 12, 2009 By: Denny Chin Source: Times Online

  3. Burma's Minister for Relief and Resettlement Maung Maung Swe said: "The wave was up to 12ft [3.5m] high and it swept away and inundated half the houses in low-lying villages. They did not have anywhere to flee."
    on May 7, 2008 By: Maung Maung Source: 999 Today

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