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abandonment meaning and definition

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Definition of abandonment (noun)

  1. the act of giving something up
  2. withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility
    • "his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless"
    • synonyms: defection, desertion
  3. the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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