missing
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missing(
mihs
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (lost)
a. perdido
The poor dog is still missing.El pobre perro todavía está perdido.
2. (absent)
a. ausente
The missing student finally arrived to the fourth class.La estudiante ausente por fin llegó a la cuarta clase.
3. (disappeared)
a. desaparecido
The missing troop never returned.La tropa desaparecida nunca regresó.
4. (lacking)
a. desprovisto
The boy is missing his front teeth.El niño está desprovisto de sus dientes delanteros.
b. faltar
She is missing a shoe.A ella le falta un zapato.
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missing
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (lost)
a. perdido(a)
2. (absent)
a. ausente
to be missingfaltar
find the missing wordencuentra la palabra que falta
missing linkeslabón perdido
missing persondesaparecido(a) m,f
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missing [ˈmɪsɪŋ]
adjective
1 (lost) [+object] perdido; [+child, cat] desaparecido; extraviado; [+fisherman, explorer] desaparecido
some companies help with missing luggage algunas compañías te ayudan cuando se te pierde or extravía equipaje
the missing documents/explorers were finally found a reward was offered for the missing cat
an important document was found to be missing se descubrió que faltaba un importante documento; to go missing desaparecer
how many are missing? - two!
2 (Mil) [+soldier, plane] desaparecido
missing (and) presumed dead desaparecido y dado por muerto
one of our aircraft is missing
missing in action desaparecido en combate; reported missing declarado como desaparecido
3 (lacking) [+piece, button, tooth] que falta
here's the missing piece
fill in the missing words complete las palabras que faltan
there is a page of the dictionary missing
to be missing faltar; two pieces are missing faltan dos piezas
there are 9 books missing, 9 books are missing the police asked me if anything was missing to have a tooth missing
your shirt has a button missing te falta un botón en la camisa
something is missing there is some information missing [from] the report buttons were missing from the shirt we can't finish the jigsaw, two pieces are missing
modifier
the missing link (n) (Anthropology) (Zool) el eslabón perdido; (detail) la pieza que faltaba
suddenly the missing link fell into place
missing person (n) desaparecidoadesaparecida (m) (f);a desaparecida
I want to report a missing person quiero denunciar una desaparición
Missing Persons Bureau missing persons file
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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