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Bunking Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Bunk \Bunk\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bunked; p. pr. & vb. n. Bunking.] To go to bed in a bunk; -- sometimes with in. [Colloq. U.S.] --Bartlett.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Bunking'


Truancy is any intentional unauthorized absence from compulsory schooling. The term typically describes absences caused by students of their own free will, and usually does not refer to legitimate "excused" absences, such as ones related to medical conditions. The term's exact meaning differs from school to school, and is usually explicitly defined in the school's handbook of policies and procedures. It has no relation to homeschooling, although sometimes parents who practise homeschooling have been charged with this.

It may also refer to students who attend school but do not go to classes.

In some schools, truancy may result in an ineligibility to graduate or to receive credit for class attended, until the time lost to truancy is made up through a combination of detention, fines, or summer school.

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  • Chiefs QB Murray roots on bro on 'Bachelorette'
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) While his buddies were bunking down to watch Jack Bauer on ''24,'' or cruising through channels in search of a game, Aaron Murray was settling in for another episode of ''The Bachelorette.'' Read more on this news related to 'Bunking'
  • Bunking with friend: He insisted we share bed, then he raped me
    It was the last day of her 18-day holiday in the UK and she needed a place to stay for the night. When a friend offered his hostel room, she was uncomfortable as they would have to share a bed. But because she wanted to save money, she relented. It turned out to be a decision the Singaporean would regret. read more... Read more on this news related to 'Bunking'
  • 32% call in sick
    Some 26% were bunking work to go a job interview. Another 8% were really watching a sport event - this rose to 13% for men. A further 11% took time off work to enjoy good weather. Read more on this news related to 'Bunking'

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