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truancynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈtruː.ən.si/ (UK also truanting)
the ​problem or ​situation of ​children being ​absent from ​schoolregularly without ​permission: My daughter's ​school has very good ​examresults and ​hardly any truancy. Truanting was a ​seriousproblem in a fifth of the ​schoolssurveyed.
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