Nobody noticed her absence.
Darkness is the absence of light.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
The flowers in the garden died from the absence of rain.
Please make my excuses for absence to your mother.
And it is only a very short step from there, to perception which occurs in the absence of all immediate signals and has to be labeled extrasensory.
So perhaps this was their ancient god returning after his long absence.
He asked for leave of absence from his job. In the absence of stone, most houses in the area are built of wood. My father did all the cooking in my mother’s absence. Nobody had noticed her absence.
A new manager was appointed during / in her absence. She has had repeated absences from work this year.
•absence from work •leave of absence •in the absence of stone •conspicuous by her absence •full period of absence •absence makes the heart grow fonder
His absences are caused by his illness. What is the reason of your absence? Tom's absence may have really bad consequences for our company. Absence of technology would make our lives really hard. absence of something, leave of absence
Your absence has already been noted.
Lisa will be acting as manager in Phil's absence. The case was dismissed in the absence of any definite proof.
Have you ever got in your car after a long absence and got the brake mixed up with the accelerator?
I'm taking a leave of absence from Aug. 10 till 31 to attend a seminar in Germany.