absence without leave


absence without leave
ab·sence with·out leave: the military offense of being absent without leave

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

absence without leave
index desertion, nonappearance

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • absence without leave — noun unauthorized military absence • Syn: ↑unauthorized absence • Topics: ↑military, ↑armed forces, ↑armed services, ↑military machine, ↑war machine • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • absence without leave — unauthorized absence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leave — Synonyms and related words: AWOL, French leave, Godspeed, OK, abandon, abdicate, abrupt, abscondence, absence, absence without leave, absentation, absenteeism, absenting, abstain from, accord, add a codicil, adieu, admission, admit, alienate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • leave of absence — Synonyms and related words: AWOL, French leave, abscondence, absence, absence without leave, absentation, absenteeism, absenting, cut, day off, default, departure, disappearance, escape, excused absence, fleeing, furlough, holiday, hooky, leave,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • absence — Synonyms and related words: AWOL, French leave, abscondence, absence without leave, absentation, absenteeism, absenting, beggary, cut, day off, dearth, default, defect, defectiveness, deficiency, deficit, departure, deprivation, destitution,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • leave — leave1 [ liv ] (past tense and past participle left [ left ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 go away from place ▸ 2 go away permanently ▸ 3 stop working for someone etc. ▸ 4 put something somewhere ▸ 5 make something that remains ▸ 6 make someone feel/think ▸ 7… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • leave — I UK [liːv] / US [lɪv] verb Word forms leave : present tense I/you/we/they leave he/she/it leaves present participle leaving past tense left UK [left] / US past participle left *** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to go away from a place We left… …   English dictionary

  • leave — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. abandon, surrender; quit, forsake; deliver; cease, desist, forgo; bequeath; relinquish. See relinquishment, giving. v. i. go away, depart; omit, postpone. See departure, neglect. n. permission;… …   English dictionary for students

  • leave — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 period of time when you do not go to work ADJECTIVE ▪ annual ▪ paid, unpaid ▪ extended, indefinite, weekend ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • leave of absence —    suspension from employment during investigation of a supposed offence    Literally, no more than a vacation, but used by the employer to avoid defamation before an offence is proved:     But not canned; just put leave of absence. Without pay,… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms


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