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Synonyms for abscond



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Synonyms for abscond

to break loose and leave suddenly, as from confinement or from a difficult or threatening situation

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Synonyms for abscond

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This was up from one abscond in 2017/18, and is the highest number since nine in 2012/13.
A spokesman for theMinistry of Justicesaid offenders who abscond are usually returned to closed prison conditions.
The NHS advises that there is no national policy in place for patients who abscond and that it is up to each trust to decide on their own policy.
Nnat p The NHS advises that there is no national policy in place for patients who abscond and that it is up to each trust to decide on their own policy.
"When an abscond takes place, police are immediately notified and are responsible for locating the offender.
Although he noted that there was a reduction in the number of pilgrims who abscond owing to the introduction of biometric data capturing for those embarking on hajj and umrah, he said more still needed to be done to checkmate the menace.
"Prospects of better earning opportunities cause workers to abscond from their sponsors," said Al Mahmud.
"[The] Ministry of Manpower needs to study and find out the reason why so many employees abscond. Maybe a new rule, such as finding and deporting them after three months from the date they are reported absconding, may be a good idea to curb the worsening problem."
Conclusion: Characteristics such as middle age, male gender, no insurance coverage, inability to afford hospital expenditures and admission in emergency department make patients more likely abscond from the hospital.
"Gardai are told when prisoners abscond and they have the power to detain, arrest, and return such persons to prison."
A new MOL policy requires recruitment companies to provide replacements for maids who abscond from their employers.
Why didn't the First Minister tell the Parliament that there had been another abscond? Surely, he should have known?
"If there is any evidence that the employee did not abscond from work, or was absent for a specific and justified reason (example: leave, sickness, resignation, termination, dispute with employer, non-payment of salary, complaint case at the Labour Ministry, etc) the absconding report will be rejected.
The bench remarked that while the applicants were afraid of their opponents they did not fear the law and asked if there was any surety that they would not abscond away after obtaining pre-arrest bail.
The accused testified to police interrogators that her Dh700 salary and the fact that her sponsor constantly beat her forced her to abscond.