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no-show

(nō′shō′) Informal
n.
One that is expected but does not appear, especially:
a. A person who reserves a place, as on an airplane, but neither uses nor cancels the reservation.
b. A person who buys a ticket for an event but does not attend.
c. A person who unexplainedly fails to keep an appointment.
adj.
Requiring little or no actual attendance or work: a no-show political patronage job.

no-show

n
a person who fails to take up a reserved seat, place, etc, without having cancelled it

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n.
1. a person who has a reservation or ticket and does not use or cancel it.
2. a person who unexpectedly fails to show up, as for an appointment.
[1940–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.no-show - a guest who fails to notify a hotel or restaurant when canceling a reservation
guest - a customer of a hotel or restaurant etc.
2.no-show - someone who shirks dutyno-show - someone who shirks duty    
offender, wrongdoer - a person who transgresses moral or civil law
Translations

no-show

[ˈnəuˈʃəu] Nausente mf (persona que no ocupa una plaza reservada previamente)

no-show

n (Aviat) → No-Show m, → fehlender Flugpassagier
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