Definition of AWOL in English:

AWOL

Pronunciation /ˈāˌwôl/ /ˈeɪˌwɔl/

Translate AWOL into Spanish

adjective

usually predicative
  • 1Military
    Absent without official leave but without intent to desert.

    ‘we not only dealt with the enemy but with servicemen who had gone AWOL’
    • ‘he was sentenced to 14 days for being AWOL and intoxicated on duty’
    away, off, out, not present, non-attending, truant
    1. 1.1Absent from where one should be; missing.
      • ‘if, having been treated in this way, students go AWOL, no one should be surprised’
      away, off, out, not present, non-attending, truant

Origin

Late 19th century acronym from absent without (official) leave.