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English to French
Larousse
1.absentadj
[not present]absent
he was absent from the meeting : il n'a pas participé à la réunion
to be,to go absentwithout leave : être absent sans permission, être porté manquant
[lacking]absent
[inattentive (person)]distrait
[inattentive (manner)]absent, distrait
2.absentverb trans
Other expressions
to absent oneself (from something) : s'absenter (de qqch)
© Larousse, 2007
SYSTRAN Dictionary
1.absentadj
absent
absent-minded : absent
LAWabsent
distrait
absent-minded : distrait
inattentif
absent-minded : inattentif
manquant
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French to English
Larousse
1.absent, absente[apsɑ̃, ɑ̃t]adj
[personne (de l'école)]absent
[personne (du travail)]off work, absent
[personne (de son domicile)]away
il était absent de la réunion : he was not present at the meeting
[inattentif]absent
regard absent : vacant look
[chose]missing
[sentiment]lacking
un regard d'où toute tendresse est absente : a look entirely devoid of tenderness
2.absent, absente[apsɑ̃, ɑ̃t]noun m,f
[du travail, de l'école]absentee
[dans une famille]absent person
on ne fait pas cours, il y a trop d'absents : we're not having a lesson today, there are too many pupils missing,away
les absents ont toujours tort : the absent are always in the wrong
© Larousse, 2007
SYSTRAN Dictionary
1.absentnoun
absent
absentee
absent person
2.absentadj
absent
abonné absent : absent subscriber
inattentive
lacking
missing
vacant
© SYSTRAN, 2010