Definition of truancy in English:
The action of staying away from school without good reason; absenteeism: he had a history of truancy and expulsion from school
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- Last year's figures were better, with one of the lowest growths in truancy for a long time, but still showed a slight increase.
- Going on holiday without a school's permission is tantamount to truancy, said the junior education minister.
- Other funds are aimed at developing alternatives to exclusion from schools if pupils are involved in bullying or truancy.
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