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Definition - What does Abandon mean?

The legal action of giving up an interest in something, usually property, other civil action, or monies, is called abandon. It means that the pursuer has relinquished their rights over the property or proceeding.

Justipedia explains Abandon

The legal ownership over a property that has been left to abandon by the owner is subject to be taken over by an interested party. A civil proceeding that is left to abandon is not pursued further.

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