: failure to appear at an expected place or timea nonappearance in court
Examples of nonappearance in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebHis nonappearance at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow was especially notable because China is the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases.
BostonGlobe.com, 12 Nov. 2021 The loss of seats in the House, the nonappearance of the blue wave and the losses in state legislatures all suggest the electorate’s rejection of the very ideas progressives have been noisily and assiduously pushing.
WSJ, 12 Nov. 2020 The answer to Xi’s nonappearance may lie with the country’s complex internal politics.
Jessica Meyers, latimes.com, 19 Sep. 2017
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