Nonappearance
Nonappearance Non`ap*pear"ance, n. Default of appearance, as in court, to prosecute or defend; failure to appear. [1913 Webster]

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  • nonappearance — non·ap·pear·ance /ˌnän ə pir əns/ n: failure to appear in court to prosecute or defend Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. nonappearance …   Law dictionary

  • nonappearance — [nän΄ə pir′əns] n. a failure to appear, esp. in court …   English World dictionary

  • nonappearance — /non euh pear euhns/, n. failure to appear, as in a court. [1425 75; late ME; see NON , APPEARANCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • nonappearance — noun A failure to appear, especially in a trial …   Wiktionary

  • nonappearance — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. avoidance, truancy, failure to appear; see absence 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Law. Failure to be present: absence, nonattendance. See ABSENCE …   English dictionary for students

  • nonappearance — non|ap|pear|ance [ ,nanə pırəns ] noun uncount failure to go to court when you should be there a. failure to go to court when you have been ordered to be there …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nonappearance — nÉ‘nÉ™ pɪrÉ™ns / nÉ’nÉ™ pɪər n. lack of appearance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonappearance — n absence, absentation, Inf. failure to show, Inf. no show, Law. default; nonattendance, truancy, truantry, cut, hooky …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • nonappearance — non·appearance …   English syllables

  • nonappearance — non•ap•pear•ance [[t]ˌnɒn əˈpɪər əns[/t]] n. failure to appear • Etymology: 1425–75 …   From formal English to slang

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