absenteeism


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ab·sen·tee·ism

 (ăb′sən-tē′ĭz′əm)
n.
1. Habitual failure to appear, especially for work or other regular duty.
2. The rate of occurrence of habitual absence from work or duty.

absenteeism

(ˌæbsənˈtiːɪzəm)
n
persistent absence from work, school, etc

ab•sen•tee•ism

(ˌæb sənˈti ɪz əm)

n.
1. frequent or habitual absence.
2. the practice of being an absentee landlord.
[1820–30]

absenteeism

the practice of extensive or permanent absence from their property by owners. — absentee, n.
See also: Land
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.absenteeism - habitual absence from workabsenteeism - habitual absence from work    
absence - failure to be present
Translations
التَغَيُّب عَن العَمَل
absentérství
fraværfraværelsepjækkenskulken
rendszeres távolmaradás
fjarvistarávani, skróp
absenteísmo
absentérstvo
devamsızlıkişe gelmeme

absenteeism

[ˌæbsənˈtiːɪzəm] Nabsentismo m

absenteeism

[ˌæbsənˈtiːɪzəm] nabsentéisme mabsentee landlord npropriétaire mf absentéisteabsentee voter (US) nélecteur/trice m/f qui vote par correspondance

absenteeism

nhäufige Abwesenheit; (pej)Krankfeiern nt; (Sch) → Schwänzen nt; the rate of absenteeism among workersdie Abwesenheitsquote bei Arbeitern

absenteeism

[ˌæbsnˈtiːɪzm] nassenteismo

absent

(ˈӕbsənt) adjective
not present. Johnny was absent from school with a cold.
(əbˈsent) verb
to keep (oneself) away. He absented himself from the meeting.
ˈabsence noun
1. the condition of not being present. His absence was noticed.
2. a time during which a person etc is not present. After an absence of five years he returned home.
ˌabsenˈtee noun
a person who is not present, especially frequently (eg at work, school etc).
ˌabsenˈteeism noun
being often absent from work etc without good reason. Absenteeism is a problem in some industries.
ˌabsent-ˈminded adjective
not noticing what is going on around one because one is thinking deeply. an absent-minded professor.
ˌabsentˈmindedly adverb
ˌabsent-ˈmindedness noun

absenteeism

n absentismo, ausentismo (esp. Amer)
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