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English to French
[state of being away]absence
in,during my absence : pendant mon absence
absence makes the heart grow fonder : l'éloignement renforce l'affection
[instance of being away]absence
[lack]manque, défaut
in the absence of adequate information : en l'absence d'informations satisfaisantes, faute de renseignements
lawnon-comparution, défaut
he was tried in his absence : il fut jugé par contumace
© Larousse, 2007
SYSTRAN Dictionary
absence of mind : absence d'esprit
in case of absence : en cas d'absence
sickness absence : absence pour cause de maladie
absence due to sickness : absence pour cause de maladie
manque de présence
MEDOther expressions
complete absence : absence totale
MEDOther expressions
absence of change : absence de modification
absence of menstruation : absence de règles
absence of response : absence de réaction
absence of a family history : absence d'antécédents familiaux
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French to English
1.absence[apsɑ̃s]noun f
[fait de n'être pas là]absence
cette décision a été prise pendant mon absence : this decision was taken in my absence,while I was away
sa troisième absence : the third time he's been away from,missed school
sa troisième absence : the third time he's been off work
sa troisième absence : the third time he's stayed away from,not attended the meeting
comment supporterai-je ton absence? : how shall I cope with you not being there,around?
[de goût, d'imagination]lack, absence
absence d'idéaux : lack of ideals
[défaillance]Other expressions
absence (de mémoire) : mental blank
elle a des absences par moments : her mind wanders at times, at times she can be absent-minded
2.en l'absence deprep expression
in the absence of
en l'absence de son fils : in her son's absence, while her son is|was away
en l' absence de symptômes, il m'est difficile de me prononcer : since there are no symptoms, it is hard for me to say
© Larousse, 2007
SYSTRAN Dictionary
absence illégale : absence without leave
absence totale : complete lack
Other expressions
COMPUTOther expressions
absence de papier : out-of-paper condition
absence de virgule : missing comma
MEDOther expressions
absence d'antécédents : lack of history
COMPUTOther expressions
absence de concurrence : lack of competition
COMPUTOther expressions
absence de frappe : print holidays
absence de perforation : missing punch
absence de la donnée recherchée : cache miss
© SYSTRAN, 2010