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English definition of “be conspicuous by your absence”

be conspicuous by your absence

mainly humorous
to be absent when you should be present, in a way that other people notice: Why wasn't Stephen at the meeting, then? He was conspicuous by his absence.Absent
(Definition of be conspicuous by your absence from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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