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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
absent /'æbsənt/
  • tính từ
    • vắng mặt, đi vắng, nghỉ
    • lơ đãng
      • an absent air: vẻ lơ đãng
      • to answer in an absent way: trả lời một cách lơ đãng
  • động từ phãn thân
    • vắng mặt, đi vắng, nghỉ
      • to absent oneself from school: nghỉ học
      • to absent oneself from work: vắng mặt không đi làm
Concise Dictionary
+go away or leave
+not in a specified place physically or mentally
+lost in thought; showing preoccupation

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 away, out, off, elsewhere, not present, missing, gone:
Twenty people attended, but Harold was conspicuously absent.
2 missing, lacking, wanting, deficient:
All warmth is absent from her singing.
3 absent (oneself) from. keep or stay away from; withdraw or retire from:
He absented himself from the court during his father's trial for murder. Absent thee from felicity awhile.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, verb
+ adjective
1 ~ (from sth) not in a place because of illness, etc: to be absent from work / school / a meeting
Antonym: PRESENT
2 ~ (from sth) not present in sth: Love was totally absent from his childhood.
Antonym: PRESENT
3 showing that you are not really looking at or thinking about what is happening around you: an absent expression / look / stare
See also - ABSENTLY
+ verb [VN] ~ yourself (from sth) (formal) to not go to or be in a place where you are expected to be: He had absented himself from the office for the day.
Collocation Dictionary


be | remain


completely, entirely, quite, totally, wholly | virtually | largely | temporarily | conspicuously, markedly, notably, noticeably, strikingly
Local people were conspicuously absent from the meeting.
| strangely
He played with an abandon that was strangely absent from his performance last week.


He was absent from work for two weeks.

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