Definition of abscondment in English:

abscondment

noun

rare
  • The action or an act of absconding; especially flight from creditors, arrest, or custody.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Franck (c1624–c1708), travel writer. From abscond + -ment. Compare French † absconsement hiding place, action of absconding.

Pronunciation:

abscondment

/abˈskɒn(d)m(ə)nt//əbˈskɒn(d)m(ə)nt/