[ troo-uh n-see ]
/ ˈtru ən si /

noun, plural tru·an·cies.

the act or state of being truant.
an instance of being truant: His parents were questioned about his many truancies.
Also truantry.

Origin of truancy

First recorded in 1775–85; tru(ant) + -ancy

Related forms

non·tru·an·cy, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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