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fugitive

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1fugitive/ˈfjuːʤətɪv/noun
pluralfugitives
1fugitive
/ˈfjuːʤətɪv/
noun
pluralfugitives
Learner's definition of FUGITIVE  
[count]
: a person who is running away to avoid being captured
especially : a person who is trying to escape being arrested by the police— often + from
2fugitive/ˈfjuːʤətɪv/adjective
2fugitive
/ˈfjuːʤətɪv/
adjective
Learner's definition of FUGITIVE  
always used before a noun
: running away to avoid being captured
literary : lasting a very short time
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