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AWOL

adjective or adverb, sometimes not capitalized \ ˈā-ˌwȯl , ˌā-ˌdə-bəl-yu̇-ˌō-ˈel \

Definition of AWOL

: absent without leave; broadly : absent often without notice or permission
  • the place looked as if its caretaker had been AWOL for some time
  • —Daniel Ford

Origin and Etymology of awol

absent without leave


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AWOL

noun, sometimes not capitalized

Definition of AWOL

: a person who is AWOL

First Known Use of awol

1915

in the meaning defined above

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AWOL Defined for English Language Learners

AWOL

Definition of AWOL for English Language Learners

  • : absent from the armed forces without permission; broadly : absent or missing


Law Dictionary

AWOL

abbreviation \ ˈā-ˌwȯl, ˈā-ˌdə-bəl-ˌyü-ˌō-ˈel \

legal Definition of AWOL

absent without leave


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