Definition of “abscond” - English Dictionary

“abscond” in British English

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abscondverb [ I ]

uk /æbˈskɒnd/ us /æbˈskɑːnd/
absconder
noun [ C ] uk /æbˈskɒn.dər/ us /æbˈskɑːn.dɚ/

A 14-year-old absconder from a children's home was found alive and well this morning.

(Definition of “abscond” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“abscond” in American English

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abscondverb [ I ]

us /əbˈskɑnd, æb-/

to escape and hide somewhere, esp. because you have stolen something:

They absconded with $100,000 of the company’s money.

(Definition of “abscond” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)