Translation of "absence" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C or U ] (NOT PRESENT) 不在场的 uk us /ˈæb.sənts/

when someone is not where they are usually expected to be

A new manager was appointed during/in her absence. 她不在的时候任命了一位新经理。
She has had repeated absences from work this year. 今年她屡屡旷工。

(Translation of “absence noun (NOT PRESENT)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)