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Meaning of "absence" in Essential English Dictionary

absence

noun   /ˈæbsəns/
a time when you are not in a place: His absence was noticed.
[no plural] the fact that something does not exist: the absence of proof
Translations of “absence”
in Korean 결석, 부재…
in Arabic غِياب, عَدَم وُجود…
in Portuguese ausência, falta…
in Catalan absència, manca…
in Japanese 留守, 不在, 欠席…
in Italian assenza, mancanza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不在場的, 缺席, 缺勤…
in Russian отсутствие…
in Turkish yok olan, mevcut olmayan, yok olma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不在场的, 缺席, 缺勤…
in Polish nieobecność, brak…
(Definition of absence from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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