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missing

adjective miss·ing \ˈmi-siŋ\

: unable to be found : not in a usual or expected place

: needed or expected but not included

Full Definition of MISSING

:  absent; also :  lost <missing in action>

Examples of MISSING

  1. The new director has provided the missing ingredient that was needed for the show's success.
  2. <the missing socks turned up in the dog's special hiding place>

First Known Use of MISSING

circa 1530
MISSING Defined for Kids

missing

adjective miss·ing \ˈmi-siŋ\

Definition of MISSING for Kids

1
:  absent 1 <Who is missing?>
2
:  lost 2 <a missing book>

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July 06, 2015
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absolute or relating to a category
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