Absence

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Definition

an absence: a non-appearance, the opposite of a presence; a lack, a deficiency
noun

Examples

  • "For example, his repeated assertions concerning the absence of monkeys in his laboratory were quite unexpected."
  • "Please forgive me for my absence, and wish me luck as I visit one of America's oldest and most famous cities, known for its lobsters and difficult-to-understand accents!"
  • "Subject: Absence"
  • "Miss Stake : But does this really warrant such frequent absences from Head Office?"
  • "I think I would prove particularly helpful during your periods of extended absence, as well as during 'sleepy time', which, if I understood correctly, occurs nearly every afternoon."
  • "First of all, you'll be happy to know that despite Bruno's absence, our shareholders still have confidence in us."
  • "All absences will be noted on your permanent record and result in firing squad!"
  • "Subject: Temporary absence"
  • "Susie : First of all, you'll be happy to know that despite Bruno's absence, our shareholders still have confidence in us."

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