English translation of 'absent'
Word forms: absent, absente
1. [personne] absent
absent de absent from
2. [objet, élément] missing ⧫ lacking
absent de missing from
3. [air, regard] vacant ⧫ faraway
masculine noun/feminine noun
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Example Sentences Including 'absent'
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En revanche, à l'autre bout du fil, mon adjoint est absent.Le baptême du boiteux
Les auteurs citent le manque de moyens, d'infrastructures et de formations professionnelles, mais aussi le public absent.Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
On se disputait souvent, il était souvent absent et en plus il voulait me coincer avec un enfant.Des maux pour le dire
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'absent' in Other Languages
British English: absent /ˈæbsənt/ ADJECTIVE
If someone or something is absent from a place or situation, they are not there.
He was absent from work for 35 days.
- American English: absent
- Arabic: غائِب
- Brazilian Portuguese: ausente
- Chinese: 缺席
- Croatian: odsutan
- Czech: nepřítomný
- Danish: fraværende
- Dutch: afwezig
- European Spanish: ausente
- Finnish: poissa oleva
- French: absent
- German: abwesend
- Greek: απών
- Italian: assente
- Japanese: 不在の
- Korean: 부재의
- Norwegian: fraværende
- Polish: nieobecny
- European Portuguese: ausente
- Romanian: absent
- Russian: отсутствующий
- Spanish: ausente
- Swedish: frånvarande
- Thai: ขาด
- Turkish: yok
- Ukrainian: відсутній
- Vietnamese: vắng mặt
British English: absentee NOUN
An absentee is a person who is expected to be in a particular place but who is not there.
British English: absentee ADJECTIVE
Absentee is used to describe someone who is not there to do a particular job in person.
Absentee fathers will be forced to pay child maintenance.
Translation of absent from the Collins French to English Dictionary
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