Translation of "absent" - English-Spanish dictionary
absent adjective /ˈӕbsənt/
› not present
Johnny was absent from school with a cold. absence noun › the condition of not being present
His absence from the training session was noticed by the boss. › a time during which a person etc is not present
After an absence of five years, he returned to his home town. › a lack of something
In the absence of government support, the charity has to rely entirely on donations from the public. absentee noun › a person who is not present, especially frequently (eg at work, school etc)
There were several absentees from the team due to injuries. absenteeism noun › being often absent from work etc without good reason
Absenteeism is a problem in some industries. absently adverb › in a way that shows you are not thinking about, interested in, or looking at what is happening
She stared absently at the wall. absentee landlord noun › a person who rents a property to someone else, but does not live in it and does not visit it very often.
absent-minded adjective › not noticing what is going on around one because one is thinking deeply; forgetful
He is very absent-minded and is always forgetting where he has put things. absent-mindedly adverb ›
She absent-mindedly left her gloves at the restaurant. absent-mindedness noun ›
His absent-mindedness increased as he got older.