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truant officer

noun [C] uk   us   old-fashioned
an official who searches for truants and returns them to school
Translations of “truant officer”
in Chinese (Traditional) (搜尋翹課者的)訓導員…
in Chinese (Simplified) (检查旷课或逃学的)训导员,检查员…
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