Definition of non-appearance in English:

non-appearance

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noun

[mass noun]
  • Failure to appear or be present, especially at a gathering or engagement or in a court of law: insure against everything from salmonella poisoning to a speaker’s non-appearance
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    • The reason for the non-appearance of the applicants appears in an affidavit which has been filed in this Court.
    • Visitation centre workers' complaints about cancelled visits or non-appearance were conveyed to Mr. Lee.
    • Mr Woodward's reason for non-appearance on the day the case was due to start was, to my mind, inadequate and remains inadequate.

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