AWOL ( absent without leave)
adj (MILITARY) en absence irrégulière
to be AWOL être en absence irrégulière
to go AWOL (MILITARY) être en absence irrégulière
[person] disparaître de la circulation
→ His real father had gone AWOL about 17 years earlier
→ Kenneth contacted Stagecoach to complain -- but was told the driver had gone AWOL after the incident last Monday.
[object] se volatiliser
→ those customers who ring us up to complain that their dutyfree Bacardi Breezer sixpack has gone AWOL somewhere between Stansted and Faliraki
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary
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