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English definition of “no-show”

no-show

noun [C] uk   /ˌnəʊˈʃəʊ/ us    /ˌnoʊˈʃoʊ/
a person who is expected but does not arrive: Two important witnesses were no-shows. a no-show passengerAbsent
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