from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Failure of a party or witness to appear in court when required by law or process to be present.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Failure or neglect to make an appearance; default of appearance, as in court, to prosecute or defend.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Default of appearance, as in court, to prosecute or defend; failure to appear.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A failure to appear, especially in a trial

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

  • noun failure to appear (especially as at court)


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