absent without leave

absent without leave
adjective
: absent from one's place of duty in the armed forces without authority — abbr. AWOL

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Mil.
See AWOL.

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absent without leave,
(of a soldier, sailor, or other military personnel) away from one's post without permission, but without intending to desert. Abbr: A.W.O.L.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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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 — • AWOL • go AWOL • absent without leave adj Absent 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

  • 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 (AWOL) — {adj.} Absent without permission; used mostly in the military. * /Jack left Fort Sheridan without asking his commanding officer, and was punished for going AWOL./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • absent without leave (AWOL) — {adj.} Absent without permission; used mostly in the military. * /Jack left Fort Sheridan without asking his commanding officer, and was punished for going AWOL./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • absent without leave — adjective away from military duties without permission, but without the intention of deserting. Abbrev.: AWL …  

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