Meaning of ABSENCE in English

ABSENCE

n.

1.

Non-attendance, non-appearance.

2.

Inattention, abstraction, preoccupation, distraction, revery, musing, brown study, ~ of mind.

3.

Want, deficiency, lack, default, defect.

4.

Privation, negation.

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