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truant

noun /ˈtruənt/
someone who stays away from school etc without permission
novillero
The truants were caught and sent back to school.
truancy noun
novillos, ausencia no justificada de un escolar
Truancy is a great problem in some schools.
play truant to be a truant and stay away from school etc
hacer novillos
He was always playing truant (from school).
(Definition of truant from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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