AWOL


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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
lintsaripuntispunttaaja

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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It was learned that Serohijos went AWOL after his supposed reassignment to the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) last year.
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He's not doing anything to calm your fears by going AWOL all the time and you don't know where he is or what he's up to.
The instances of AWOL might have negative consequences on on the operational readiness of Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) units and security risks to the US, the federal agency warned.
She also sought information on the cost of these training programs, and what steps DoD is taking to reduce the number of trainees who go AWOL.
AWOL Afghans are considered a security risk in the U.
Him and his friend feared they would be AWOL if they failed to get back.
He was returned to the army base in February 2008, after he was injured in an attack outside a nightclub and reported the matter to police - who discovered he was AWOL.
AWOL uses the funds to buy temperature-controlled storage space, power supply testers, and other materials.
Treble and Jones, both 22, went AWOL on March 3 from Buckley Barracks, near Hullavington, where they were serving with 9 Regiment, Royal Logistics Corps.
Went AWOL (absent without leave) to resist October 1990 deployment to Iraq.
The Democratic state rep from Hampton has pretty much been AWOL at the State House since his election in '06, missing more than 100 votes in 2007 and only making nine votes this entire session.