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rundown

noun

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run-down

adjective

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run down

verb

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1 to come upon after searching, study, or effort
  • finally ran down the answer after hours of research

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2 to express scornfully one's low opinion of
  • constantly running down the city's cultural life won't do anything to improve it

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The first known use of rundown was in 1686

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“Rundown.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rundown. Accessed 16 Jul. 2020.

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