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Detailed Translations for absence from English to French


absence [the ~] nom

  1. the absence (non-attendance)
  2. the absence (failing)
    le défaut

Translation Matrix for absence:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
absence absence; non-attendance absenteeism; famine; needyness; paucity; scantiness; scarcity; shortage; tightness
défaut absence; failing blank; blunder; defect; deficiency; deficit; disability; error; failing; failure; fault; feebleness; flaw; gap; gas; handicap; hiatus; hoot; howler; immorality; impediment; imperfection; incorrectness; insufficiency; lack; lacuna; machine defect; mistake; oversight; scream; shortage; shortcoming; shortfall; sin; slip; vice; void; want; weakness
- absence seizure
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- failure to attend

Related Words for "absence":

  • absences

Synonyms for "absence":

Antonyms for "absence":

Related Definitions for "absence":

  1. failure to be present1
  2. the state of being absent1
    • he was surprised by the absence of any explanation1
  3. the occurrence of an abrupt, transient loss or impairment of consciousness (which is not subsequently remembered), sometimes with light twitching, fluttering eyelids, etc.; common in petit mal epilepsy1
  4. the time interval during which something or somebody is away1

Wiktionary Translations for absence:

  1. inattention to things present
  2. lack; deficiency; nonexistence
  3. state of being away
Cross Translation:
absence absence afwezigheid — het afwezig zijn op een bepaald tijdstip en plaats
absence absence Abwesenheit — Der Zustand, dass man körperlich nicht zugegen ist
absence absence Absenzschweizerisch, österreichisch, in Deutschland bildungssprachlich: Abwesenheit, Fehlen

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