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nonappearance

[ non-uh-peer-uhns ]
/ ˌnɒn əˈpɪər əns /
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noun
failure to appear, as in a court.
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Origin of nonappearance

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at non-, appearance
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British Dictionary definitions for nonappearance

nonappearance
/ (ˌnɒnəˈpɪərəns) /

noun
failure to appear or attend, esp as a defendant or witness in court
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