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tru•ant



Pronunciation: (trOO'unt), [key]
n.
1. a student who stays away from school without permission.
2. a person who shirks or neglects his or her duty.

adj.
1. absent from school without permission.
2. neglectful of duty or responsibility; idle.
3. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a truant.

v.i.
to be truant.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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