adj.缺席的, 不在的, 缺乏的
Professor Li is absent, I will take the lesson in the place of him.
Please tell me the reason why (=for which) you were absent.
Many students were absent, notably the monitor.
Why was it that he was absent?
He gave a lame excuse for being absent.
How many students are absent today?
not in a specified place physically or mentally
lost in thought; showing preoccupation
1. 缺席的, 不在场的[(+from)]
Three members of the class were absent this morning.
2. 缺少的, 不存在的
Snow is absent in his country.
3. 茫茫然的, 心不在焉的[B]
He had an absent look on his face.
a.不在; 缺乏; 缺勤