abscondment

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abscond +‎ -ment

Noun[edit]

abscondment (plural abscondments)

  1. An act of absconding or escaping
    • 2002, Joan R Mars, Deadly force, colonialism, and the rule of law: police violence in Guyana, page 67:
      Many additional abscondments took place when slaves were sent into the bush []

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