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"no-show" in British English

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no-shownoun [C]

uk   /ˌnəʊˈʃəʊ/  us   /ˌnoʊˈʃoʊ/
(Definition of no-show from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"no-show" in American English

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no-shownoun [C]

 us   /ˈnoʊˌʃoʊ/
a ​person who is ​expected but does not ​arrive: Airlines overbook some ​flights because they ​count on a ​certainnumber of no-shows.
(Definition of no-show from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"no-show" in Business English

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no-shownoun [C]

uk   us  
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.
(Definition of no-show from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “no-show”
in Chinese (Simplified) 未按预订到场者,未如约出席者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 未按預訂到場者,未如約出席者…
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