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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishno-showˌno-ˈshow noun [countable]  DFsomeone who does not arrive or appear somewhere they were expected to be, for example at a restaurant or a meeting The bad weather meant there were a lot of no-shows at the game.
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no-showForward Armon Gilliam has been a no-show so far at Milwaukee Bucks preseason training camp, team officials said.Those predicting a no-show were proved wrong.We need pairs for the canoes and if you're a no-show we have a disappointed guest.Last year, when there were team parties or functions, she was a no-show.The airlines also employ excellent statisticians who can calculate how many no-shows are likely on a particular flight.Most of the standbys however, look like permanent no-shows.Two shows, or rather no-shows, in one week at the Club Congress have left some fans rankled and cranky.
From Longman Business Dictionaryno-showˌno-ˈshow noun [countable]COMMERCE someone who is expected at a restaurant to eat or at an airport to take a plane but does not arrive, or an occasion when this happensMost airlines guard against the threat of no-shows by overbooking flights.
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