nonabsence

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

non- +‎ absence

NounEdit

nonabsence (uncountable)

  1. Failure to be absent, i.e. presence.
    • 1996, Amira El Azhary Sonbol, Women, the family, and divorce laws in Islamic history (page 103)
      It was usual that marriage contracts, particularly in larger towns, include conditions safeguarding the wife's interests. These included: the husband's nonabsence from the marital home for a long or specific period of time;...
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