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abandon

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The order given when a ship is sinking or on fire for the crew to take to the boats and liferafts.

See also lifesaving.

See also lifesaving.

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abandon

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The order given when a ship is sinking or on fire for the crew to take to the boats and liferafts.

See also lifesaving.

See also lifesaving.

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abandonment

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

1 Negligent or malicious breaking off of an asymmetrical or dependency relationship, as between physician and patient or between parent(s) and dependent child(ren).

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Abandonment

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A term used to describe the user of the Internet who stops some process they are involved in and does not return to it. For example a user who has purchased some items, partially filled...

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Abandonment

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

An important stage of the universal hero myth or monomyth is that of the abandonment of the infant hero to the elements. Sargon, Moses, Oedipus, Siegfried, and Karna are only ...

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abandonment

Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management.

The act of giving up the ownership of something covered by an insurance policy and treating it as if it has been completely lost or destroyed. If the insurers agree to abandonment, they...

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abandonment

Overview page. Subjects: Marketing.

The withdrawal or ending of a product, usually at the end of its life cycle or when it can no longer be produced profitably.

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abandonment

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

Term used by existentialists to dramatize the sense of loss that comes from realizing that there is no external source of moral authority, such as a God.

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abandon

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Leaving an option to expire unexercised (cf. cabinet trade; exercise).

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abandonment

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

1 The surrender of title, rights, or claim to financial assets or any other type of property.

2 Not exercising an option at expiry.

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abandonment

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 132 words.

The act of giving up the ownership of something covered by an insurance policy and treating it as if it

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