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adjective absent pronunciation in British English /ˈæbs(ə)nt/
  1. 1
    not in the place where you should be or are expected to be
    How many of them are absent without permission?
    absent from: He’s been absent from school for three days.
  2. 2
    formal missing from a place or situation
    absent from: Parental affection is absent from these children’s lives.


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