English-Norwegian translation of absence

Translation of the word absence from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

absence in Norwegian

generalnoun fravær [u], borte fra [u]
  quantitynoun mangel [u]
  personnoun fravær [u], borteværende [u]
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Derived terms of absence
Examples with translation
Darkness is the absence of light.
I returned to my native village after two years' absence.
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Definitions of absence
1. absence - failure to be present
  presence the act of being present
  nonattendance the failure to attend
  cut an unexcused absence from class; "he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class"
  default loss due to not showing up; "he lost the game by default"
  absenteeism habitual absence from work
2. absence - the state of being absent; "he was surprised by the absence of any explanation"
  presence the act of being present
  lack, deficiency, want the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"
  nonoccurrence absence by virtue of not occurring
  awayness the state of being elsewhere than in particular place
3. absence - the occurrence of an abrupt, transient loss or impairment of consciousness (which is not subsequently remembered), sometimes with light twitching, fluttering eyelids, etc.; common in petit mal epilepsy
  ictus, raptus, seizure the taking possession of something by legal process
  petit mal epilepsy, epilepsia minor, petit mal epilepsy characterized by paroxysmal attacks of brief clouding of consciousness (and possibly other abnormalities); "she has been suffering from petit mal since childhood"
  complex absence an absence seizure accompanied by other abnormalities (atonia or automatisms or vasomotor changes)
  pure absence, simple absence an absence seizure without other complications; followed by 3-per-sec brainwave spikes
  subclinical absence a transient impairment of cortical function demonstrable only by 3-per-second brainwave spikes
4. absence - the time interval during which something or somebody is away; "he visited during my absence"
  time interval, interval a definite length of time marked off by two instants
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