absent translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "absent" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective /ˈӕbsənt/
not present
Johnny was absent from school with a cold.
absence noun the condition of not being present
His absence from the training session was noticed by the boss.
a time during which a person etc is not present
After an absence of five years, he returned to his home town.
a lack of something
In the absence of government support, the charity has to rely entirely on donations from the public.
absentee noun a person who is not present, especially frequently (eg at work, school etc)
There were several absentees from the team due to injuries.
absenteeism noun being often absent from work etc without good reason
Absenteeism is a problem in some industries.
absently adverb in a way that shows you are not thinking about, interested in, or looking at what is happening
She stared absently at the wall.
absentee landlord noun a person who rents a property to someone else, but does not live in it and does not visit it very often.
Propietario Absentista
absent-minded adjective not noticing what is going on around one because one is thinking deeply; forgetful
distraído, despistado
He is very absent-minded and is always forgetting where he has put things.
absent-mindedly adverb
She absent-mindedly left her gloves at the restaurant.
absent-mindedness noun
distracción, despiste
His absent-mindedness increased as he got older.
(Definition of absent from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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