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no-show

noun [C]
 
 
a person who is expected to be somewhere but who does not arrive, or the fact of someone not arriving: 7 to 8% of our customers are no-shows. There were enough no-shows that no one was bumped from the flight.
an expected event that does not take place: Inflation was a no-show again last month.
Translations of “no-show”
in Chinese (Traditional) 未按預訂到場者,未如約出席者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 未按预订到场者,未如约出席者…
(Definition of no-show from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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