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abandonment

uh ban duhn muhnt

  • n  the act of giving something up
  • n  withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility
    his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless
  • n  the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away

  • For each abandonment, there are just as many parents who arrive at a safe haven but, in the end, don't leave their child, says Courtney Anderson of the Immanuel Medical Center in .
  • Finally, Instone-Brewer tallies four grounds for divorce he finds affirmed in both Old and New Testaments: adultery, emotional and sexual neglect, abandonment (by anyone) and abuse.
  • Meanwhile, state fines for abandonment run a lot lower, as little as $100.
News & Articles

  • Residents losing optimism as Bridgeton Landfill odor remains following work
    (KMOV.com) – The Bridgeton Landfill, having completed it’s pipe abandonment project, is set to begin the next phase of improvements. Despite the pipe project being completed, the smell is continuing to plague residents. “ I took the dog out for a walk, got about 2 blocks away,” said Alice Mack. “My eyes started to burn my nose burned, I started wheezing- it was nauseating. So we came back.” Mack ...
    June 11, 2013 - KMOV St. Louis
  • Nacogdoches Boy's Ranch closes after providing support for two decades
    A place that has cared for boys dealing with abuse and abandonment has closed.      The boys ranch in nacogdoches shut down June 6 and will no longer provide support for youth males in Texas.Copyright
    June 11, 2013 - KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
  • Neighborhood seeks economic growth, starting with street improvements
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Drivers heading through the area of Central Avenue and Fall Creek Parkway will likely notice new lanes going both directions. “We wanted to figure out what would be the best way to address the abandonment issues and the …
    June 11, 2013 - FOX 59 Indianapolis
Quotes

  • Condoleezza Rice in Reuters
    At end of this, let me just emphasize again, at the end of this we have to have the abandonment of all programs, weapons and materials,Rice said.
  • Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi in guardian.co.uk
    In a statement released today by his solicitors, Megrahi said: "I have returned to Tripoli with my unjust conviction still in place. As a result of the abandonment of my appeal I have been deprived of the opportunity to clear my name through the...
  • Shinzo Abe in Guardian Unlimited
    We are closely watching the development to make sure North Korea makes the right decision toward nuclear abandonment,Abe told a Parliamentary committee session Tuesday morning.

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