English - Vietnamese Dictionary
absent /'æbsənt/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- 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
+go away or leave
+not in a specified place physically or mentally
+lost in thought; showing preoccupation
Advanced English 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.
adjective, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 ~ (from sth) not in a place because of illness, etc: to be absent from work / school / a meeting
2 ~ (from sth) not present in sth: Love was totally absent from his childhood.
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.
be | remain
completely, entirely, quite, totally, wholly | virtually | largely | temporarily | conspicuously, markedly, notably, noticeably, strikingly
Local people were conspicuously absent from the meeting.
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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