Definition of 'missing'
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Cops were still treating her as a missing person. The Sun (2016)Six people were missing, presumed dead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Last night rescuers were battling to find at least 20 still missing. The Sun (2017)She said it was the second time her mother had filed a missing person report when she failed to turn up at home. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Although it is currently a missing persons inquiry, we have given it the same resources as a major investigation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Luck finds a missing ticket. The Sun (2016)And yet... and yet... there is something missing. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Some remain missing, presumed dead, beneath rubble. Times, Sunday Times (2016)AN 11,000 reward is being offered to find a missing dog whose brother still waits for him two years on. The Sun (2016)Yet some people who have had their passport go missing say the Passport Office shows a cavalier attitude to the problem. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The first viewer to ring in and name the missing person wins a day in a spa. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They will use something like a missing dog to draw them in. The Sun (2013)Senior officers admitted that kit was going missing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Monument has looked hard for your missing cash but still cannot find it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Police asked the public to report missing persons. The Sun (2012)His missing left hand still tormented him more than did his injured knees or feet. BomberHe was a missing person for four days until the police finally established his identity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He said court battles between parties who want a missing person declared dead and those who do not are common. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Which of the rafters is missing, presumed dead? The Sun (2009)You can't put your finger on it but you know there is something missing today. The Sun (2015)More than 100,000 are thought to be dead or missing. The Sun (2008)But something was missing, which left him restless. Christianity Today (2000)It'll make up for yours going missing. The Glasgow Girls (1994)Two were missing, presumed dead. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A terminally ill mother has appealed for help to find her missing son's body before she dies. Times, Sunday Times (2015)As the known number of dead mounted, rescue teams raced to find missing brothers, fathers and daughters. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'missing'
British English: missing /ˈmɪsɪŋ/ ADJECTIVE
If someone or something is missing or has gone missing, they are not where you expect them to be, and you cannot find them.
His wallet was missing.
- American English: missing
- Arabic: مَفْقُودٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: perdido
- Chinese: 失踪的
- Croatian: nestao
- Czech: pohřešovaný
- Danish: manglende
- Dutch: verdwenen
- European Spanish: desaparecido perdido
- Finnish: kadonnut
- French: manquant
- German: verschwunden
- Greek: αγνοούμενος
- Italian: scomparso
- Japanese: あるべき所にない
- Korean: 못 찾고 있는
- Norwegian: savnet
- Polish: brakujący
- European Portuguese: perdido
- Romanian: lipsă
- Russian: отсутствующий
- Spanish: desaparecido
- Swedish: försvunnen
- Thai: ซึ่งหายไป
- Turkish: kayıp
- Ukrainian: зниклий
- Vietnamese: mất tích
Definition of missing from the Collins English Dictionary
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