Definition of AWOL in English:

AWOL

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Pronunciation: /ˈeɪwɒl
 
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adjective

[usually predic.] Military
Absent from where one should be but without intent to desert: the men have gone AWOL humorous now the parrot has gone AWOL

Origin

1920s: acronym from absent without (official) leave.

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