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Escape to form union? (5)


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'escape' is the definition.
(I know that elope is a type of flee)

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(Other definitions for elope that I've seen before include "leave with lover" , "Run away with one's beloved" , "Do a runner" , "escape" , "Run away to wed" .)

I've seen this clue in The Mirror.
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