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no-show

1. Someone or something that does not arrive at a location as expected. I don't even bother inviting her to parties anymore because she's always a no-show. We were hoping to catch a glimpse of the eagle returning to the nest, but it looks like it's a no-show today.
2. The act of not making an expected arrival. The event had to be cancelled because of a no-show by the caterers.

no show

and no-show
n. someone who doesn’t show up for something, such as an airline flight. The flight was canceled because there were too many no-shows.
See also: no, show

no-show

verb
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If the reason for a no-show is due to a patient forgetting his or her appointment, it is reasonable to posit that the initiation of a phone call reminder to the patient before the scheduled appointment should result in increased clinic attendance.
The no-show rate was higher among younger patients and slightly higher among women, but varied by diagnosis.
Seattle Municipal Court Judge Willie Gregory didn't admonish Williams for the no-show, agreeing that there was confusion as to whether the comedian was supposed to appear in court, the Seattle Times (http://blogs.
Another study conducted in 1998 showed that making personal reminder phone calls the day before the patient's appointment was effective in reducing the no-show rate of the clinic (Hashim et al.
Hopefully the new fine will provide passengers with the incentive to take care of their travel necessities early and will be a positive way of disciplining no-show passengers," Al-Ajhar concluded.
Since Premier Inn launched the Booking Confirmation Service, three per cent of the message recipients have used it to book meals, 13 per cent of guests have requested and received maps and directions and the technology also helped Premier Inn to reduce their no-show rate by nearly 20 per cent.
Saudi Arabian's domestic flights witnessed the largest number of no-show passengers last year as 2.
They seemed to be close to their recent historical trend of a 25 % no-show rate.
Keywords: no-show, integrated care, behavioral health, primary care
It was another court no-show for Newcastle midfielder Lee Bowyer yesterday when he decided not to appear at a hearing ahead of his forthcoming court case.
Even though the first no-show was in Chicago, it is regarded as being within the Games competition because the athletes' village in Athens was already open.
The row over Rhodri Morgan's no-show at the D-Day ceremony in Normandy continues.
Several recent cases have given employers who have no-call, no-show attendance policies reason for concern.
Results indicated a clear difference between the two groups in their appointment-keeping behavior Mental health no-show patients were more likely than medical no-show patients to cite external factors such as a broken-down car or a scheduling conflict to explain missed appointments.