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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

no-show

An individual who is expected but fails to appear, such as an airline passenger, invited party guest, or the like. The term dates from the first half of the 1900s and has become a cliché. It has also been extended to describe a paid position for which no work, or even attendance, is expected. Thus Time referred to “fictitious ‘no-shows’ or ‘ghost’ workers on the Schiavone payroll” (November 28, 1983). But the more common usage appears in the University of New Mexico’s student health rules, “There is a $20 no-show/late cancellation fee,” or the CBS News announcement, “Fidel Castro No-Show at Revolution Anniversary Rally” (July 26, 2010).
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Malaysia Airlines said: "The airline's no-show policy automatically cancels an onward booking when a passenger fails to reconfirm their intent to travel onto onward segments.
I've nearly wept when, in my establishments, you are fully booked on advance bookings and have to turn business away, only for you to be left with a halfempty restaurant on the day due to the number of no-shows.
ABIRMINGHAM restaurateur has blasted 'no-shows' who she claims are killing her business.
The "no-show" rate there was just 3.6 per cent between January and June.
"From one no-show customer, I had to suffer a 400,000 won economic loss.
We're excited to share this new product via Kickstarter to spread the word that we've managed to design a sock that is the answer to all women's prayers: a true no-show sock that is comfortable and stays on."
Even after Mr Musyoka had said that the no-show was a strategy, some Nasa members still remained unconvinced.
After an advertisement regarding the absence of 16 no-show defendants of the cases relating to May 12, 2007, from the court was published in a newspaper on anti-terrorism court's (ATC) orders, they have inched closer to being declared as absconders on Sunday.Earlier on Saturday, the hearing of the case was conducted in ATC's court number three in Karachi.
Of his date's no-show, he adds: "There's no hard feelings.
ISLAMABAD -- The anti-terrorism court (ATC) hearing a case regarding blasphemous content on social media issues non-bailable warrants against three witnesses who have been a no-show since proceedings began.
A missed appointment ("no-show") is defined as a patient who does not appear for the scheduled appointment (Kheirkhah, Feng, Travis, Tavakoli-Tabasi, & Sharafk-haneh, 2016).
Studies have shown that the no-show rate is highest when the patient is paying out-of-pocket for the visit.
A problem for orthopedic care in the ED is the high rate of "no-show events" following an ED visit, estimated at 26.1 percent.
With high no-show rates and lack of continuity, resident clinics could substantially benefit from an intervention, such as a text messages, that would improve appointment adherence.
I FIND the public haranguing of Paul Gascoigne following his no-show at the Marton Hotel and Country Club extremely unpleasant.