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Definition of the noun abscondment
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noun - plural: -
- the act of running away secretly (as to avoid arrest)
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Dictionary of Early English (1955)
by Joseph T. Shipley
Also abscondence, abscondment, concealment, seclusion. In monasteries and churches, an absconce was a dark lantern. absentaneous. This word, which never grew into use, is found in 18th century dictionaries. Fashioned by analogy with ...
by Bryan A. Garner
abscondence; ✳ abscondment; ✳absconsion. The second and third are needless variants rarely found; abscondence is the preferred and much more common noun corresponding to the verb ...
Being a Complete Encyclopedia of All the Case Law of the Federal Supreme Court Up to and Including Volume 206 U.S. Supreme Court Reports (book 51 Lawyers' Edition)
Absence, Abscondment or Concealment of Defendant—(1) In General.— At Common Law and under Statute of ...
by Bryan A. Garner
See -EE abscondence; abscondment; absconsion. The second and third are needless variants rarely found; abscondence is the preferred and much more common noun corresponding to the verb abscond, q.v. E.g., "[Defendant demonstrated ...
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Video shows what abscondment means. An act of absconding or escaping. abscondment synonyms: escape, flight, decampment, absconsion, abscondence.
Scrabble value of A1B3S1C3O1N1D2M3E1N1T1
The value of this 11-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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