Meaning of “no-show” in the English Dictionary

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(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 certain number 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)