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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Failure to be present. Also: The time interval during which something or somebody is away.

Usage examples (28)
  • Insecurity exists in the absence of knowledge.
  • But her absence is a recurring theme, as the NRSC points out in this document.
  • He visited during my absence
  • He was surprised by the absence of any explanation for more
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