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Leave

To give or dispose of by will. Willful departure with intent to remain away. Permission or authorization to do something.

Leave of court is permission from the judge to take some action in a lawsuit that requires an absence or delay. An attorney might request a leave of court in order to file an amended Pleading, a formal declaration of a claim, or a defense.

Cross-references

Desertion.

leave

(Absence), noun absentation, break, commeatus, departure, freedom from duty, furlough, holiday, inactivity, interlude, intermission, interval of rest, leisure, liberty, nonattendance, parting, pause, recess, recreetion time, relaxation, removal, repose, respite, rest, retreat, suspension of work, vacation
Associated concepts: leave of absence, sick leave

leave

(Permission), noun accordance, acquiescence, agreement, allowance, approbation, approval, assent, certification, concurrence, consent, dispensation, endorsement, exemption, favor, grace, grant, imprimatur, indorsement, indulgence, liberty, license, licentia, permissio, permittance, sanction, sufferance, tolerance, vouchsafement, warrant
Associated concepts: leave of court

leave

(Allow to remain), verb cease, deposit, desist, discard, disuse, drop, forbear, forget, give up, let be, let continue, let go, let stand, neglect, permit, relinquish, repudiate, set aside, shun, stop, supersede, surrender, suspend, waive
Associated concepts: leave no issue, leave the scene of an accident

leave

(Depart), verb abandon, abdicate, abjure, be off, bid farewell, break away, decamp, defect, desert, disappear, discedere, drop out, embark, emigrate, escape, evacuate, excedere, exit, flee, fly, forsake, go, go away, go forth, migrate, move on, part, proficisci, pull out, quit, resign, retire, retreat, run away, secede, set out, slip away, take leave, tergiversate, vacate, vanish, withdraw

leave

(Give), verb accord, allot, apportion, assign, award, bequeath, bestow, confer, consign, demise, devise, donate, endow, entrust, give by will, grant, hand down, legare, make a bequest, make a testamentary disposiiion, present, relinquere, settle upon, transmit, will
See also: abandon, abscond, alight, authority, bequeath, capacity, charter, choice, concession, consent, defect, demise, demit, depart, devise, disappear, discontinue, dispensation, evacuate, exception, exemption, fail, favor, forgo, forswear, franchise, freedom, furlough, give, grant, holiday, indulgence, liberty, license, move, neglect, option, permission, permit, pretermit, quit, relinquish, renounce, resign, retire, retreat, sanction, secede, shun, submit, sufferance, variance, withdraw, yield
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The programmes we are announcing today will help care leavers make the transition to adulthood more smoothly, improving the opportunities available to them whether in education, employment or training.
The lecturers, co-authors of the report into the programme, said: "Nationally, there is very little specific support available to care leavers in the criminal justice system and an intervention, like Clear Approach, has great potential to help fill this gap.
For the KIT Newsletter and subsequent associated enterprises, this individual was Ramon Sender Barayon, who has self-effacingly described himself as the accidental founder of KIT, along with the internet-facilitated leaver network that became the Hummer.
Leaver builds upon the work of theorists who examine the productive intermingling of humans and technologies (Donna Haraway, Katherine Hayles) and more recent commentators such as Sarah Kember to arrive at the view that it is important to consider the symbiotic relationship between humans and technologies, and artificial and non-artificial bodies, and that popular culture texts form crucial objects through which to progress our thinking about the artificial culture in which we live.
After leaving Aberry House, Leaver went to work for Hinckley Park Care Home, Hinckley, Leicestershire, but left in April last year.
It was the second off-season hire for Leaver, who recently appointed himself as girls' lacrosse coach, replacing Heather Waterman.
Two further reports, published on February 25, "Youth Transitions from Education to Working Life in Europe" (young people's social origins, educational attainments and related labour outcomes) and "School Leavers in Europe and the Labour Market Effects of Job Mismatches", deal with the same subject.
Leaver falsely claimed that the CD - called September Morn - was giving money to September 11 charities and that all six songs it contained had been inspired by the American tragedy.
Leaver studies have also progressed, in terms of the number and quality.
The Children's Society, a charity which provides support for Britain's vulnerable children and young people initiated the nationwide call to exempt care leavers from council tax until they reach 25-years-old.
North Lanarkshire adopted the covenant at the suggestion of Councillor William Goldie, who said: "Often, care leavers find it challenging to make the transition into adulthood with little support in securing employment, maintaining tenancies, accessing health services and finding training or further education opportunities.