Example sentences for: absent

How can you use “absent” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Absent intervention, said Clinton, Milosevic will produce "the same thing that happened in Bosnia"--"refugees" and "further atrocities."

  • Both groups talk up abstract virtues like honor, commitment, and thrift, but conservatives then propose specific policies that put into law their moral and religious preferences in order to deal with all sorts of issues: unwed mothers, absent fathers, unruly schoolchildren, gay lovers, and so on.

  • The difference between 471 and 247 students represents the missing three schools and anyone who was absent on the day that the 'immediate post-test' was administered.

  • Absent changes to current law, government saving is likely to decline as government health and retirement programs for the growing elderly population claim a larger share of federal resources.

  • The cover copy also refers to his endlessly entertaining analyses of literary terms such hypocorism [ sic ] palindrome, clerihew, idiom, [and] acronym: of these, acronym and hypocorism are as absent from the index as the as between such and hypocorism.


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