Legal Dictionary - Thesaurus
(n.) The act of deserting or forsaking; abandonment of a service, a cause, a party, a friend, or any post of duty; the quitting of one's duties willfully and without right; esp., an absconding from military or naval service.
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crim. law. An offence which consists in the abandonment of the public service, in the army or navy, without leave.
torts. The act by which a man abandons his wife and children, or either of them.
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