Runaway

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Runaway

1. A slang term for high inflation that proves difficult to control.

2. See: Runaway gap.
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"The Runaway Chicken" tells an exciting story of a girl named Maddy who catches and rescues an urban runaway chicken whom she names Henrietta.
Prosecutors had charged the runaway suspect and S.A.
The Runaway, a drama novel set in Pakistan, is a narrative of four individuals from different walks of life, brought together in their search for hope and redemption in the midst of a whirlpool of hate.
"The Runaway Tortilla" is a classic takeoff on The Gingerbread Man traditional children's story, sort of the Southwestern equivalent featuring Hispanic, Native American influences, and desert animals, people, customs, and foods.
The Pinnocks knocked on several doors in a bid to trace the runaway car's owner, but were unable to find them.
The common complaints made by the runaway maids were nonpayment of wages, breach of contract, harassment and ill-treatment.
"Its unwavering commitment to the National Runaway Safeline and the runaway and homeless youth crisis is truly invaluable."
Demographic, personality and psychopathology characteristics of the runaway girls in social emergency and rehabilitation centers.
The Summit County sheriff's office brought in another reindeer to lure the runaway and get it back into a trailer.
The runaway workers deal with some BD40 million per year within the economy (BD 1,000 each time 40,000 runaways).
OSCAR winner Catherine Zeta-Jones will narrate a new musical recording of The Runaway Bunny based on the best-selling US children's classic by Margaret Wise Brown.
'The runaway worker has become a culture now which is our main concern.'