Definition of AWOL in English:

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AWOL

Pronunciation: /ˈāˌwôl/

adjective

[predicative] Military
Absent from one’s post 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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Syllabification: AWOL

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