- n.缺席，不在; 缺乏，不存在
- 复数: absences;
Do you have valid reasons for your absence?
你的缺席有正当理由 吗 ?
He was desperately eager to be back after more than a week's absence from school.
In its absence China would retrogress into division and chaos, and modernization would become impossible.
The team was crippled by his absence.
He took my place during my absence.
Everyone remarked loudly on his absence.
John will act as a deputy for me during my absence.
It's good to take up the threads of our old friendship after such a long absence.
A major problem is the absence of water.
His absence caused me much trouble.
Work has piled up during his absence.
She called in your absence.
My absence had gone unnoticed.
Original mail returned in the absence of the addressee.
I found a refreshing absence of industrial sprawl.
Darkness is the absence of light.
He excused his absence by saying that he was ill.
Her absence of mind during driving nearly caused an accident.
The ostensible reason for his absence was illness.
There has been much gossip about the possible reasons for his absence.
A role as senior diplomat would be a good alibi for his absence.
The official reason given for the President's absence was sickness.
A complete absence of national border controls is as utopian today as the vision of world government.
Wabel's victory was in no way devalued by the absence of series leader Tom Fisher.
Everyone understood how hard it was to get back into the swing of things after such a long absence.
He has been placed on a paid leave of absence while investigations are made.
They both smiled; neither seemed likely to be aware of my absence for long.
David is now living in Beirut again after an enforced absence.
The competition has been thrown wide open by the absence of the world champion.
In the absence of societal pressures to maintain pair-bonds, O'Sullivan suggests that romantic love has increasingly come to be seen as the factor that should determine who we stay with and for how long.
Far from the traditional image of a culture of aggressive masculinity (阳刚), the absence of girls gives boys the chance to develop without pressure to conform to a stereotype.
Researchers at Duke University scrutinized more than 160 published studies and found an absence of strong evidence that any of these approaches can make a big difference.
The absence of rigorous discipline.
Much of the concern among politicians about the state of American universities today is focused on the absence of "real world" education—which means preparation for professional and scientific careers.
Its clean air, attractive parks, and the absence of any industry, make this an ideal spot for people looking for a quiet life.
Barrett wanted to find out if the absence of physical currency does indeed cause a person to spend more, so she decided to conduct an experiment a few months ago.
2017年6月六级真题（第二套）听力 Section C
Dehl and her fellow researchers wanted to find out if that was true, so they embarked on a series of nine experiments in the lab and in the field testing people's enjoyment in the presence or absence of a camera.
2018年6月六级真题(第二套)阅读 Section C
In the absence of wolves, coyote populations also grew quickly.
2017年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
My mother will be living alone most of the time for three years in my absence.
2017年高考英语浙江卷（11月） 听力 原文
We have no land ethic yet, but we have at least drawn nearer the point of admitting that birds should continue as a matter of intrinsic right,regardless of the presence or absence of economic advantage to us.
This same absence of moral purpose was wounding companies such as News International ,shield thought ,making it more likely that it would lose its way as it had with widespread illegal telephone hacking.
Driving her point home, she continued: “It’s increasingly apparent that the absence of purpose, of a moral language within government, media or business could become one of the most dangerous foals for capitalism and freedom“.
But the epidemic is "moderate" in severity, according to Margaret Chan, the organization's director general, with the overwhelming majority of patients experiencing only mild symptoms and a full recovery, often in the absence of any medical treatment.
2010年考研真题（英语二）完形填空 Section Ⅰ
In the absence of work, a society designed with other ends in mind could yield strikingly different circumstances for the future of labor and leisure.
2017年考研真题（英语二）完形填空 Section Ⅰ
Restrictions that keep highly polluting cars out of certain areas - city centers, school streets", even individual roads - are a response to the absence of a larger effort to properly enforce existing regulations and require auto companies to bring their
2020年考研真题（英语二）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ
This same absence of moral purpose was wounding companies such as News International, she thought, making it more likely that it would lose its way as it had with widespread illegal telephone hacking.
2015年考研真题（英语一）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ收起真题例句
1. the state of being absent;
"he was surprised by the absence of any explanation"
2. failure to be present
3. the time interval during which something or somebody is away;
"he visited during my absence"
4. epilepsy characterized by paroxysmal attacks of brief clouding of consciousness (a possible other abnormalities)
in the absence of sth
in sb's absence
In his absence I looked to see what was on his desk.
absence makes the heart grow fonder
(proverb)you feel more affection for those you love when parted from them
absence of mind
failure to concentrate on or remember what one is doing
lack, want, absence, shortage, scarcity
失神：见epilepsy项下的petit mal epilepsy
缺失 又称 :缺失(loss)