Translation of "absence" - English-Russian dictionary

absence

noun uk us /ˈæbsəns/
NOT THERE [ C, U ]

B2 a time when you are not in a particular place

отсутствие
Lisa will be acting as manager in Phil's absence (= while Phil is not here).
A large number of absences from work are caused by back problems.
NOT EXIST [ U ]

B2 when something does not exist

отсутствие
In the absence of any proof, it is impossible to accuse her.

(Translation of “absence” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)