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AWOL

or awol  (ā′wôl′)
adj.
Absent without leave.
n.
One who is absent without leave.

AWOL

(ˈeɪwɒl) or

A.W.O.L.

adj
(Military) military absent without leave; absent from one's post or duty without official permission but without intending to desert

AWOL

(pronounced as initials or ˈeɪ wɔl, ˈeɪ wɒl)

adj., adv.
1. away from military duties without permission, but without the intention of deserting.
n.
2. a soldier who is absent from duty without leave.
[1915–20; A(bsent)W(ith)o(ut)O(fficial)L(eave)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.AWOL - one who is away or absent without leave
absentee - one that is absent or not in residence
Adj.1.AWOL - absent without permissionawol - absent without permission; "truant schoolboys"; "the soldier was AWOL for almost a week"
absent - not being in a specified place
Translations
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AWOL

[ˈeɪwɒl] ABBR (Mil) =absent without leaveausente sin permiso

AWOL

[ˈeɪwɒl] (=absent without leave)
adj (MILITARY)en absence irrégulière
to be AWOL → être en absence irrégulière
adv
to go AWOL (MILITARY)être en absence irrégulière (humorous) (= disappear) [person] → disparaître de la circulation; [object] → se volatiliser
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Most soldiers who go AWOL are between the ages of 18 and 25, Middleton said.
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He went AWOL regularly and got drunk while cavorting with prostitutes, which also led to lengthy spells in hospital for sexually-transmitted infections.
When caught AWOL with a friend, his military ambitions are reduced to being a radio truck driver.
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