- absent\ without\ leave
- • AWOL• go AWOL• absent without leaveadjAbsent without permission; used mostly in the military.
Jack left Fort Sheridan without asking his commanding officer, and was punished for going AWOL.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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absent without leave — ab·sent with·out leave: absent from one s place of duty in the armed forces without authority Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. absent without leave … Law dictionary
absent without leave — n. Mil. absent from duty without official permission but with no intention of deserting: abbrev. AWOL … English World dictionary
absent without leave — adjective : absent from one s place of duty in the armed forces without authority abbr. AWOL * * * Mil. See AWOL. * * * absent without leave, (of a soldier, sailor, or other military personnel) away from one s post without permission, but without … Useful english dictionary
absent without leave — adjective Date: 1797 absent without authority from one s place of duty in the armed forces … New Collegiate Dictionary
absent without leave — Meaning Absent without permission. Origin Military origin. Often shortened to AWOL … Meaning and origin of phrases
absent without leave — ab′sent without leave′ adj. adv. mil See AWOL … From formal English to slang
absent without leave — absent from military duties without authorization, AWOL … English contemporary dictionary
absent without leave — adjective away from military duties without permission, but without the intention of deserting. Abbrev.: AWL … Australian English dictionary
absent without leave — Mil. See AWOL. * * * … Universalium
absent without leave — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. AWOL, truant … English dictionary for students