Translation of "absent" - English-French dictionary

absent

adjectiveabsent /ˈæbsənt/
≠present; not at a place or occasion
absent/-ente

absent from school
absent de l'école

(Translation of “absent” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

absent

adjective /ˈӕbsənt/

not present

absent
Johnny was absent from school with a cold.
absence noun

the condition of not being present

absence
His absence from the meeting was noticed by the boss.

a time during which a person etc is not present

absence
After an absence of five years he returned home.
absentee noun

a person who is not present, especially frequently (eg at work, school etc).

absentéiste
absenteeism noun

being often absent from work etc without good reason

absentéisme
Absenteeism is a problem in some industries.
absent-minded adjective

not noticing what is going on around one because one is thinking deeply

distrait
He is very absent-minded and is always forgetting where he has put things.
absentmindedly adverb

distraitement
absent-mindedness noun

(Translation of “absent” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)