• Definition for "fugitive from justice"
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fugitive from justice definition

  • noun:
    • somebody who is found guilty or accused of a crime that flees from police force and runs across state outlines to avoid arrest.
    • a person who, having committed a crime in a single jurisdiction, flees or escapes into another in order to avoid punishment.
    • someone who is looked for by law officers; some one attempting to elude justice
    • somebody who is convicted or accused of a crime that flees from police and operates across state outlines to evade arrest.
    • one that, having committed a crime in one jurisdiction, flees or escapes into another in order to prevent punishment.
    • somebody who is looked for legally officials; somebody trying to elude justice
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