truancy

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noun tru·an·cy \ˈtrü-ən(t)-sē\

Definition of truancy

plural

truancies

  1. :  an act or instance of playing truant :  the state of being truant

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First Known Use of truancy

1784


TRUANCY Defined for Kids

truancy

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noun tru·an·cy \ˈtrü-ən-sē\

Definition of truancy for Students

plural

truancies

  1. :  an act or an instance of staying out of school without permission


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