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English definition of “abscond”

abscond

verb [I] (STEAL)    /æbˈskɒnd/ US  /-ˈskɑːnd/
to go away suddenly and secretly because you have stolen something, usually money: They absconded with £10,000 of the company's money.Running away and escapingStealing
(Definition of abscond verb (STEAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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