absence

['æbs(ə)n(t)s]
сущ.
1) отсутствие; отлучка

during smb.'s absence, in smb.'s absence — во время отсутствия кого-л.

unexcused absence — непростительное отсутствие

after an absence of several weeks — после отсутствия в течение нескольких недель

Did anything happen in my absence? — Что произошло, пока меня не было?

He played no part in the game and was conspicuous by his absence in the post-match celebrations. — В этом матче он не играл. Также все обратили внимание на то, что он не пришёл на послематчевые торжества.

- absence without leave
- sickness absence
Ant:
2) недостаток, отсутствие, неимение

absence of pattern — бессистемность

in the absence of smth. — за недостатком (за неимением) чего-л.

the absence of reconciliation between the theory and the practice of life — несогласованность теории с практикой

Syn:
Ant:
3) = absence of mind рассеянность, отсутствие внимания

Absence of mind is altogether an involuntary thing. — Рассеянность - это явление совершенно непроизвольное.


Англо-русский современный словарь. 2014.

Смотреть что такое "absence" в других словарях:

  • absence — [ apsɑ̃s ] n. f. • XIIIe; lat. absentia 1 ♦ Le fait de n être pas dans un lieu où l on pourrait, où l on devrait être. On a remarqué l absence de Monsieur X dans, (à) cette réunion. Nous avons regretté votre absence. Loc. Briller par son absence …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • absence — ab‧sence [ˈæbsns] noun [countable, uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES when a person is not at work, for example because they are ill: • Evelyn took charge in his absence. • The work of the department suffered because of her frequent absences. ˌleave… …   Financial and business terms

  • absence — I (nonattendance) noun abandonment, absentia, abstention, avoidance, defection, desertion, nonappearance, nonpresence, removal, truancy, withdrawal associated concepts: absence from the state, absent creditors, absent debtor, absent defendant,… …   Law dictionary

  • absence — Absence. s. f. Eloignement d une personne qui n est point dans le lieu de sa residence ordinaire. Longue, courte absence. élégie sur une absence. en mon absence. Il se dit aussi du deffaut de presence d une personne qui ne se trouve pas à une… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Absence — Ab sence, n. [F., fr. L. absentia. See {Absent}.] 1. A state of being absent or withdrawn from a place or from companionship; opposed to {presence}. [1913 Webster] Not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence. Phil. ii. 12. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • absence — ► NOUN 1) the state of being away from a place or person. 2) (absence of) the non existence or lack of. ● absence makes the heart grow fonder Cf. ↑absence makes the heart grow fonder …   English terms dictionary

  • absence — (n.) late 14c., from O.Fr. absence (14c.), from L. absentia, noun of state from absentem (nom. absens), prp. of abesse be away from, be absent, from ab away (see AB (Cf. ab )) + esse to be (see ESSENCE (Cf. ess …   Etymology dictionary

  • absence — Absence, f. penac. Absentia. Absence legitime, Absentia iusta et causaria. En nostre absence, Absentibus nobis, vel absente nobis …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • absence — [n1] state of not being present absenteeism, AWOL*, cut*, French leave*, hooky*, nonappearance, nonattendance, no show*, truancy, vacancy; concept 746 Ant. existence, presence absence [n2] state of lacking something needed or usual dearth,… …   New thesaurus

  • absence — [ab′səns] n. [ME < OFr < L absentia: see ABSENT] 1. the condition of being absent, or away 2. the time of being away 3. the fact of being without; lack [in the absence of evidence] 4. inattentiveness …   English World dictionary

  • Absence — (fr., spr. Abfangs), Abwesenheit; A. d esprit (fr., spr. A. d Espri), Geistesabwesenheit …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon


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