Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who absconds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who absconds.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a fugitive who runs away and hides to avoid arrest or prosecution

Etymologies

abscond +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Another absconder is the local VHP leader, Jaydeep Patel.

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  • Union Carbide's American chairman, Warren Anderson, has never been brought to justice and is listed as an "absconder" by the court.

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  • During the BJP rule in 1991, Shaheed Com Shanker Guha Niyogi was kept in Jail for two months after having been declared "absconder" in 17 cases in one single day, although he has been attending reconciliation meeting with the officials, addressing public meeting and press conferences, etc.

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  • No one but Mr. Maurice Frere, and Mr. Maurice Frere, as Commandant of convicts, could not but give up an "absconder" to justice.

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  • He would demand that he should be taken back as an "absconder".

    For the term of his natural life

  • Anderson, who was among the accused but was not named in the verdicts after the Bhopal court declared him an "absconder", lives in suburban New York.

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  • Warren Anderson, the American then-chairman of Union Carbide, was among the accused but he was not named in the verdicts after the Bhopal court declared him an "absconder".

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  • Although Warren Anderson was named as an accused and later declared an "absconder" by the court, he was not mentioned in Monday's verdict.

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  • Carbide an 'absconder' in 1992 for not ever appearing in court in the Bhopal hearings.

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  • Seventeen years after he was proclaimed an "absconder", Mr. Anderson, now 88, continues to elude the long reach of the law.

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