How do you account for your absence?
Should anyone call on me in my absence, tell him that I will be back soon.
Did anyone come in my absence?
Everything chose to go wrong during his absence.
In reality black is not a color; it is the absence of color.
He came to school after a long absence.
The investigators were also hampered by the absence of the ABC cameraman and producer, who had long since left the country, and of Mark and Delia Owens themselves.
What if she becomes the mistress of the house in your absence?
Today, any poverty in the world is caused by an absence of capitalism, not the existence of capitalism.
What we have— by the design of auto manufacturers and dealers, who could sell the cars however they want — is a system in which there's almost a complete absence of trust from the beginning.