non·ap·pear·ance /ˌnän-ə-'pir-əns/ n: failure to appear in court to prosecute or defend

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I noun absence without leave, absentation, absenteeism, concealment, default, failure to appear, hiding, imperceptibility, indiscernibility, inexistence, invisibility, invisibleness, nonattendance, nonpresence, obscurity, truancy, unperceivability, unseeableness, vanishment II index absence (nonattendance), concealment, leave (absence)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • Nonappearance — Non ap*pear ance, n. Default of appearance, as in court, to prosecute or defend; failure to appear. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonappearance — [nän΄ə pir′əns] n. a failure to appear, esp. in court …   English World dictionary

  • nonappearance — /non euh pear euhns/, n. failure to appear, as in a court. [1425 75; late ME; see NON , APPEARANCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • nonappearance — noun A failure to appear, especially in a trial …   Wiktionary

  • nonappearance — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. avoidance, truancy, failure to appear; see absence 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Law. Failure to be present: absence, nonattendance. See ABSENCE …   English dictionary for students

  • nonappearance — non|ap|pear|ance [ ,nanə pırəns ] noun uncount failure to go to court when you should be there a. failure to go to court when you have been ordered to be there …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nonappearance — nÉ‘nÉ™ pɪrÉ™ns / nÉ’nÉ™ pɪər n. lack of appearance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonappearance — n absence, absentation, Inf. failure to show, Inf. no show, Law. default; nonattendance, truancy, truantry, cut, hooky …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • nonappearance — non·appearance …   English syllables

  • nonappearance — non•ap•pear•ance [[t]ˌnɒn əˈpɪər əns[/t]] n. failure to appear • Etymology: 1425–75 …   From formal English to slang

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