absence

absence noun வராமை

1. [ C or U ] when someone is not where they are usually expected to be
A new manager was appointed during/in her absence.

  • She has had repeated absences from work this year.
2. [ U ] when something does not exist
He drew attention to the absence of concrete evidence against the defendant.

In the absence of (= because there were not) more suitable candidates, we decided to offer the job to Mr Conway.

Related phrases

  • absence flag

    1. உரிமையாளர் இல்கொடி    2. படகு அல்லது கப்பலில் அதன் உரிமையாளர் இல்லை என்பதை குறிக்கும் நீல நிறக் கொடி

  • leave of absence

    பணிக்கு வராத காலத்தை விடுப்பாக்க் கருதுதல்

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