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es·cap·ee

 (ĭ-skā′pē′, ĕs′kā-)
n.
One that has escaped, especially an escaped prisoner. See Usage Note at -ee1.

escapee

(ɪˌskeɪˈpiː)
n
a person who has escaped, esp an escaped prisoner

es•cap•ee

(ɪ skeɪˈpi, ˌɛs keɪ-)

n.
a person who has escaped, esp. from a prison.
[1860–65]

escapee

Any person who has been physically captured by the enemy and succeeds in getting free. See also evasion and escape.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.escapee - someone who escapes
fugitive from justice, fugitive - someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice

escapee

noun runaway, escaper, refugee, fugitive, deserter, truant, absconder An escapee from Sydney's Long Bay Jail was recaptured today.

escapee

noun
One who flees, as from home, confinement, captivity, or justice:
Translations

escapee

[ɪskeɪˈpiː] N (from prison) → fugitivo/a m/f, prófugo/a m/f

escapee

[ɪˌskeɪˈpiː] névadé(e) m/fescape hatch n
(in roof, floor)trappe f de secours
(fig) (= means of escape) an escape hatch from sth → une échappatoire à qchescape key ntouche f d'échappementescape route n
(from difficult situation)échappatoire f
(from fire)issue f de secours
[prisoners] → voie f empruntée pour s'échapper; [fighters] → itinéraire m d'évasion
(on road)voie f de détresse

escapee

escapee

[ɪskeɪˈpiː] nevaso/a
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Security sources indicated that they were extending their search for the third escapee into Tanzania, and they were liaising with Tanzanian authorities to help with the search.
Matt and the other escapee were able to obtain power tools while inmates at a New York State maximum-security prison.
Law enforcement officers have shot and killed one of two prisoners who broke out of a maximum security prison in New York three weeks ago and were pursuing a second escapee near the Canadian border, authorities said.
Search is ongoing to arrest the third escapee, Mohannad Abdul Rahman.
Erbil's security forces handed the escapee over to Kirkuk's Directorate of Police.
John Berthelsen, son of escapee Carl Berthelsen, said: "Discovering my father's boat after 70 years was one of the most moving moments in my life.
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The Purple Gallinule is thought to originate from the Far East but debate has raged about whether the visitor to Saltney's Balderton Brook is an escapee from a local collection or a genuine migrant.
There are a few escapee stragglers and Barry and Margaret in a dramatic finish find one on their farm.
SALAH AL-DIN / Aswat al-Iraq: Police forces on Thursday recaptured an escapee following intelligence reports about his whereabouts in Dalouiya district, according to a local official.
By allowing herself to be packaged to look like an escapee from the Victoria's Secret catalog first and a singer second, McPhee could be naively setting herself up for a career of sitcom and county-fair cameos.