unauthorized absence

noun
unauthorized military absence
Hypernyms: ↑desertion, ↑abandonment, ↑defection

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • French leave —    unauthorized absence    Originally of a soldier, implying a propensity in French soldiers for desertion. Some civilian and figurative use:     We could still, if we wished, take French leave of Vietnam. (M. McCarthy, 1967) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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  • desertion — The act by which a person abandons and forsakes, without justification, or unauthorized, a station or condition of public, social, or family life, renouncing its responsibilities and evading its duties. A willful abandonment of an employment or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • desertion — The act by which a person abandons and forsakes, without justification, or unauthorized, a station or condition of public, social, or family life, renouncing its responsibilities and evading its duties. A willful abandonment of an employment or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Truancy — Truant redirects here. For the Alien Ant Farm album, see truANT. Hookey redirects here. For other uses, see Hookey (disambiguation). Truancy is any intentional unauthorized absence from compulsory schooling. The term typically describes absences… …   Wikipedia

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