Abandonment

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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


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

Definitions from Wiktionary


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

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Abandonment'


  • Abandonment (legal): jurisdictions, both common law abandonment and statutory abandonment of property may be recognized. Common law abandonment is "the relinquishment of a right
  • Abandonment (emotional): For other uses, see Abandon (disambiguation). Emotional abandonment is a subjective emotional state in which people feel undesired, left behind, insecure
  • Child abandonment: abandonment. People in cultures with poor social welfare systems who are not financially capable of taking care of a child are more likely to abandon
  • The Abandonment of the Jews: 76, 299n, 321 Abandonment of the Jews, pp. 96-100. Abandonment of the Jews, p. 97. Abandonment of the Jews, pp. 338, 339. Abandonment of the Jews, pp
  • Abandonment cost: Abandonment costs are costs associated with the abandonment of a business venture. This term traditionally applied to the process of abandoning an under-producing
  • The Abandonment: The Abandonment is a 1916 American silent short drama film directed by Donald MacDonald starring Helene Rosson, Forrest Taylor and Harry von Meter .

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