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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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20% of young homeless people have previously been in care, 24% of the adult prison population have been in care, 70% of sex workers have been in care and only 6% of care leavers are in higher education at 19.
The funding available through the new Social Impact Bond projects will be targeted in Bristol, Sheffield and Lewisham to support care leavers to stay in education or transition in to employment or training.
This was Ofsted's first monitoring visit since last July's inspection report and although this time they focussed specifically on services for care leavers I'd like to think the findings are indicative of the progress we are beginning to make more generally.
Judge Rowlands said Mr Hughes showed commendable and remarkable restraint during the attack but said Leavers had shown "quite the opposite" and demonstrated "significant violence".
Those taking part in the project, run by the Care Leavers Association charity, were given the chance to talk about their experiences in care to other people, who have also gone through the system.
Cllr Tony Smith, cabinet member for children and family services, said: "Supporting our care leavers as they move forward with their lives is an important aspect of Wirral council's work to create opportunities and reduce the likelihood of young people ending up not in education, employment or training.
This early 1960s leaver cohort is the principal population described in our reflections on the community of leavers, though some leavers from both before and after that period are also included, as they are also part of the KIT/Hummer community of leavers.
It suggests this undermines the confidence of businesses in apprenticeships and, significantly, creates a 'poor image of apprenticeships' ' in the eyes of teachers, school leavers and parents.
GROUNDWORK North Wales will be helping to change the lives and prospects of young care leavers with pounds 97,000 funding from Children in Need.
A BUSINESS leader today expressed "alarm" after new research revealed widespread complaints from employers about the basic skills of school and college leavers - even their use of English.
LABOUR slammed the "Salmond slump" yesterday, after figures showed fewer than one in five of this year's school leavers have a job.
This article, drawing on the results of a study in which 16 young care leavers between the ages of 18 and 22 years were interviewed by telephone, aims to investigate how young care leavers perceive the transition from care to an independent life.