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Definitions of absent:

part of speech: adjective

Not present; away; unoccupied.

part of speech: verb transitive

To keep one's self away.

part of speech: verb transitive

To withdraw or keep ( oneself) away from.

part of speech: adjective

Being away: not present: inattentive.

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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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