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Synonyms for abscondment

the act of running away secretly (as to avoid arrest)

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rates of abscondments, discharges, readmissions, deaths, referrals and transfers to the next level of care (in accordance with the MHCA).
No deaths were recorded, while there were 31 (6%) abscondments.
Investigations finally disclosed that the young pupil in question was spotted in one coastal city and that he is known for his repeated abscondment from school, making plausible the assumption of his flight rather than his kidnapping.
The PCB have launched their own inquiry into the events leading up to Haider's abscondment, and Jakhrani confirmed the government would be asking the PCB to submit a report on the incident.
Abdul Hafeez Pirzada said scores of people who were given benefit under NRO during their abscondment could not participate in the election process.
Avon and Somerset Constabulary were notified of his abscondment immediately by the Home Office.
Indeed, even the defendant's abscondment from legal custody can be regarded as an implicit withdrawal of a confession.
He was serving an eight-year sentence for drugs offences and police will now be liaising with the Crown Prosecution Service over potential charges in connection with his abscondment from HMP Hewell.