What is another word for absence?

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Noun
The state of not being at a particular place, especially when one's attendance is expected
“His absence from the most prestigious festival in the film industry calendar was guaranteed to get the tongues wagging.”
Noun
A break from one's regular job or work
“Bill will be in charge of operations during my absence.”
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The act of shirking from responsibilities and duties, especially from attending school
“This is the third time that Jimmy has failed to attend class, and his absence must not go unpunished.”
Noun
A state of being without something necessary, desirable, or useful
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“In the absence of a will, the courts must decide who the guardian is.”
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A state of preoccupation
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The state of not existing
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The action of excluding or leaving out someone or something
Noun
The state of being unavailable
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The absence or opposite of something actual or positive
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A requirement for something
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