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flee

verb abandon, abscond, absent oneself, clear out, decamp, desert, disappear, effugere, escape, evacuate, evade, fly, fugam petere, hasten away, hide, make an escape, make off, play truant, remove oneself, retire, retreat, run, run away, run off, take flight, take to one's heels, withdraw
Associated concepts: flee from creditors, flee from justice, unlawful flight to avoid prosecution
See also: abscond, depart, disappear, elude, escape, evacuate, evade, leave, move, quit, retreat
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Mexican officials emphasize that their government does not intend to provide a safe haven for violent fugitives and will not allow Mexican nationals to flee with impunity from the criminal prosecution of any country's jurisdiction.
Generally, the majority of the fugitives who flee from U.
He flees "the scene of the crime," but the ghost of his defeat continues to haunt and torment him.
The March case sparked a national outcry as lawmakers, prosecutors and law enforcement called for changes in the system that would allow undocumented immigrants who commit crimes and flee to be brought to justice.
35] All Wardlow adds to the law in this area is that if the individual flees, instead of walking away, the officer may consider the flight in the totality of circumstances in deciding if there is a reasonable suspicion of criminal activity.
Korngold) forced to flee Nazi Germany and Nazi-occupied Europe.
Cambal, who disguised himself as a woman while attempting to use a relative's passport, was arrested without incident as he attempted to flee the country,'' Bailey said.