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absence
British English: /ˈabs(ə)ns/
American English: /ˈæbsəns/

Translation of absence in French:

noun

  • 1 (gen) (School) (of person) in/during somebody's absence
    en/pendant l'absence de quelqu'un
  • 2 (of thing) in the absence of
    faute de (alternative, cooperation, evidence, assurances etc)

Idioms

absence makes the heart grow fonder

[proverb]
l'absence attise les grandes passions

to be conspicuous by one's absence

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