absent (oneself) from (someone or something)

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absent (oneself) from (someone or something)

To avoid or stay away from someone or something. I had to absent myself from his presentation because the sight of him still makes me so angry.
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absent oneself from someone or something

to remain away from or avoid someone or some place. Fred absented himself from the meeting, which he was certain would be boring.
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For example, it's absent from one of the most commonly used test kits, the Thin-Layer Rapid Use Epicutaneous Patch (T.R.U.E.
FOR the first time in almost halfa-century, the bleating of newborn lambs was absent from one Conwy Valley farm this spring.
Until May this year, Federer had appeared in 65 successive grand slam tournaments and the last time he was absent from one of the four majors was at the 1999 U.S.
I'm referring of course to this week's revelation that Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams was absent from one in four Dail sittings between January and June - one of the worst attendance records of all our TDS.
Yet, they are conspicuously absent from one of the most important aspects of a person's life - parenting, notes Wanda Draper, professor of child development, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.