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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: show

no-show

verb
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They added, To the disadvantage of local users, no-show passengers are not refunded at all.
Up to 10 percent of scheduled doctor's appointments are missed each year in the United States, and patient no-shows can cost individual physicians as much as $150,000 per year.
But the SA Cricket Association declined to comment on the no-show.
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Al-Ajhar explained that the one of the main reasons behind the new imposed fine is that the airline has been experiencing a high number of late and no-show passengers.
It followed yet another no-show of witnesses in proceedings against him in the Criminal Court of First Instance.
THOUSANDS of postal workers in the North East were staging a no-show today.
His no-show devastated 200 fans who paid pounds 15 each at the event to help sevenmonth-old Faith Dodds.
Josh lines up a big-shot music promoter to watch The Somethings perform but Kris throws a diva strop and Lydia is a no-show.
The group is deploying Rapide Communication's enhanced text service to send guests booking confirmations, reduce no-show rates, increase dinner bookings, and provide maps and directions.
75 billion) last year which according to a top official, was due to no-show passengers.
The big question: would races see a higher than normal no-show rate.
The first lunar eclipse in 2 1/2 years will occur on Saturday, but the darkened moon will be a no-show for stargazers in Los Angeles, astronomers said Thursday.
The Chiefs ace ended up with a mere 32 yards on 13 carries - a non-factor in a total no-show by KC's offence.
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.