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runaround

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noun run·around \ˈrə-nə-ˌrau̇nd\

Definition of runaround

  1. 1 :  deceptive or delaying action especially in response to a request <tired of getting the runaround>

  2. 2 :  matter typeset in shortened measure to run around something (as a cut)




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runaround

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noun run·around \ˈrən-ə-ˌrau̇nd\

Medical Definition of runaround

  1. :  a whitlow encircling a fingernail or toenail





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