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Definition of flight risk in English:

noun

A person thought likely to leave the country before a trial or bail hearing: police can detain suspects without charges if they are considered flight risks
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  • Italian law allows suspects to be held for as much as a year without charges if they are considered flight risks.
  • They are unlikely to get bail as they would be seen as flight risks.
  • Based on his life as an American and his ties to his community, Mike is not a danger to anyone and does not pose a flight risk.

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