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Legal Dictionary Term: abscond


What is abscond?

v. 1) traditionally to leave a jurisdiction (where the court, a process server or law enforcement can find one) to avoid being served with legal papers or being arrested. 2) a surprise leaving with funds or goods that have been stolen, as in 'he absconded with the loot.'


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Date Approved: Apr 17, 2019

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