Definition of absence
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He’s had a player turn up with a “please excuse his absence from practice” note from a hotel clerk and wondered whether certain men were performing under the influence.Kobe Bryant Punched A Teammate Over $100, And It Wasn’t Shaq|Jeff Pearlman|September 25, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Steadman shared emails that hint at concern sweeping through CSL as employee absences shuttered entire centers.Foreign Masks, Fear and a Fake Certification: Staff at CSL Plasma Say Conditions at Donation Centers Aren’t Safe|by J. David McSwane|September 21, 2020|ProPublica
At best, the absence of DEI metrics will damper efforts to achieve the ideals of stakeholder capitalism.Companies must commit to equal pay to make stakeholder capitalism work|matthewheimer|September 18, 2020|Fortune
High rates of absence could slow ballot delivery in key states, especially if there’s a second wave of the coronavirus, as some epidemiologists predict.Poorly Protected Postal Workers Are Catching COVID-19 by the Thousands. It’s One More Threat to Voting by Mail.|by Maryam Jameel and Ryan McCarthy|September 18, 2020|ProPublica
These organizations were able to test Twitter’s ad serving functions and create more branded content in the absence of live sports, particularly around short-form video.‘An unprecedented period of Darwinian experimentation’: As sports return, Twitter eyes ad boost|Seb Joseph|September 18, 2020|Digiday
How do you celebrate when happy occasions are colored by loss and absence?
In the absence of cultural shifts, then, new reproductive technology might not matter as much for women as it would for men.
So filmmakers usually resort to a plot device to compensate for this absence.
In the absence of typical classrooms and curriculums, West Africans have opted for alternate methods of learning and education.
Courage, one recalls, is not the absence of fear but the ability to act in the face of it.
A characteristic which distinguished them and which impressed Mrs. Pontellier most forcibly was their entire absence of prudery.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
And the absence of paper and so forth, rendering notebooks costly and rare, made a large amount of memorizing necessary.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
During his absence his own relations and the chief families in his town became the objects of persecution.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
And the countess-dowager fanned herself complacently, and neither she nor Maude cared for the absence of a groomsman.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Mamma has proposed to her—in view of your absence—to come and stay with us, and she does n't seem afraid of the idea.Confidence|Henry James
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In addition to the idiom beginning with absence
- absence makes the heart grow fonder
- conspicuous by its absence