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absent

adjective absorbed, abstracted, astray, away, bare, bemused, blank, deficient, devoid, elsewhere, flown, gone, heedless, lost, missing, not present, nowhere to be found, null and void, preoccupied, vacant, vacuous, wanting
Associated concepts: absent intent, absent malice, absent the elements of a crime, new trial based on absence of an accused, counsel, evidence, absent witness
See also: lost, oblivious, truant, vacuous
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At 8:40 when District Nazim reached District Revenue Office all staff including Tehsildar, Girdawars and Patwaris were also found absent, while at 8:50 offices of Additional Revenue Officer and Finance Office were also found locked and staff was absent.
Because we don't record absent data on Compact, because we record on a very manual-based system that requires every log reviewed manually, we aren't able to collate all of that information at the moment into one place.
Mr Shahid added that absent teachers and other government employees would face stern legal action for absenting from schools and duty places.
For example, Rapateaceae present a similar range of nectary diversity, from nectaries absent to basal, slit-like nectaries present (D.
Managers are reluctant to address the issue for fear of being accused of bullying the absent member of staff, but are prepared to increase the workload of staff in work.
According the code of conduct, there should be action against an MP who is absent for three days.
Now, the education department has identified at least 502 teachers who were absent from duty for more than 10 years.
The court martial hearing was told that Glenton, who later campaigned against the conflict, was discovered to be absent on June 11, 2007, when he was due to return to Dalton Barracks in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.
Coincidentally, her mother had fallen for her real absent father again and was busy rediscovering the joy of their knee-trembler, sorry, love affair.
A statement said: "At present, a number of pupils are absent from school due to illness.
Absent Elk's debut single Sun And Water was released May 17 on RCA.
1 : not present <I missed a field trip when I was absent.