absenteeism

(redirected from absent)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Wikipedia.

absenteeism

(ab″sĕn-tē′izm) [ absentee + -ism]
Prolonged or repeated absence from work, school, or assigned duties.

absenteeism

the habit of some animals of moving away from their offspring and visiting them only occasionally to provide food and minimum support.
References in periodicals archive ?
Presence of teachers was also found to be unsatisfactory in the survey, as about 18 percent of teachers were absent during visits of the IMU staff to schools, even though school managements were informed about them.
When they have been appointed and need to work, they are absent. A round of applause, Philippines!)
MPs belonging to parties like YSRCP and TRS reportedly abstained from voting while NCP leaders Sharad Pawar and Praful Patel and some Congress members were absent.
According to the college's administration, the doctors have been absent for more than a year and didn't inform the administration of their leave.
Monitors find 40pc students absent during visits to schools
Saleha Saeed has written a letter to LWMC MD asking him to take action against the absent and late comers.
Our top performers become frustrated, because they're working harder and longer for the same pay to make up for an absent colleague.
'The reason why the matter could not go on that day was that the same witness was absent in court and no tenable reason was given this is the second time on record as a witness who is in the box is absent from court.
He urges IREDD to get ready to mark him absent again because whenever the floor of the plenary is not interesting, he will be absent again from session and be present with his people in his district.
He further directed the management to also deduct salaries of absent workers from the month of October, November, December and January on which GM HR compliance and deducted salaries of absent workers which worth more than 80 million rupees.
Secretary Education Muhammad Tayab Lehri said, Government of Balochistan has been utilizing all available resources to revamp education sector of the province adding the surprise visits of various government schools are continued to monitor teachers' presences, "In first phase of action we have decided to take departmental action against 179 teachers while further show cause notices had been issued to many absent teachers." The Education Department has sent letters to all absent teachers asking explanation from them and directed them to submit their answers within seven days.
When primary schools in the area are included, 11pc of pupils across the 162 state schools were persistently absent.