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fu·gi·tive

(fyū'ji-tiv),
1. Temporary; transient.
2. Fleeting; denoting certain inconstant symptoms.
[L. fugitivus, fleeing, fr. fugio, pp. fugitus, to flee]

fugitive

adjective Referring to something that exists briefly and/or disappears rapidly; transient, fleeting.

noun An escapee, as in a fugitive from justice.

fugitive

(fū′jĭ-tĭv) [L. fugitivus]
1. Temporary, transient.
2. Wandering; pert. to inconstant symptoms.
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By that time, the authorities had put Hsueh on its list of the 10 most wanted fugitives. In July 2004, he was arrested by Chinese public security and handed over to Taiwan via the offshore island of Matsu.
The mission order was issued upon the request of the Embassy of Japan in Manila, which sought the help of the agency in locating and arresting the fugitive.
Last month, special PMLA Court had adjourned the order on the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) application seeking to declare Mallya a fugitive economic offender.
The government had explained earlier that the bill will allow a person to put in the list of the fugitive economic offender if that person has committed a scheduled offence, has a legal warrant issued against, and refuses to face criminal prosecution by fleeing the country.
Azmi, dealing with the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) cases, issued the notice to Mallya after taking cognisance of the second ED charge sheet filed against him recently and a subsequent application by it on June 22 seeking a fugitive economic offenders tag.
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The ENFAST has created the website www.eumostwanted.eu, where it has posted the pictures of Europe's most wanted fugitives who are being sought, based on European arrest warrants.
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