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noun as·por·ta·tion \ˌas-pər-ˈtā-shən\

Legal Definition of asportation

  1. :  a carrying away; specifically :  the carrying away of someone else's property that is an element of larceny

Origin and Etymology of asportation

Latin asportatio, from asportare to carry off, from abs- away + portare to carry

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