French translation of 'truant'
(= pupil) élève mf absentéiste
to play truant manquer les cours
manquer les cours
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Example Sentences Including 'truant'
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We were always together and always playing truant from school.Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)
Little Red plays truant from her failing comprehensive.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
She was only discovered when she missed a day and the truant officers paid her a visit.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Terrified of secondary school, she left after one year and played truant for the following three.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
That is one reason why the truant officers would not have been concerned yesterday.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Often guys played truant after assembly.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
At 12 she began to play truant from school.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Many end up playing truant or face bullying because their school work suffers.The Sun (2013)
None of our pupils play truant.The Sun (2013)
Some bet so heavily they play truant from school to pursue their habit.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Some were first spotted by the gang drinking or playing truant.The Sun (2013)
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'truant' in Other Languages
British English: truant NOUN
A truant is a pupil who stays away from school without permission.
The parents of persistent truants can be put in jail.
- American English: truant
- Brazilian Portuguese: aluno que mata aulas
- Chinese: 逃学者
- European Spanish: estudiante que se ausenta de clase sin autorización
- French: élève absentéiste
- German: Schulschwänzer
- Italian: chi marina la scuola
- Japanese: 無断欠席者
- Korean: 무단결석생
- European Portuguese: aluno que falta às aulas
- Spanish: estudiante que se ausenta de clase sin autorización
Translation of truant from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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