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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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  • Russell Brand "Couldn't Be Bothered" To Pay £14.90 Train Fare
    Russell Brand had admitted bunking his train fares when travelling from London to Chelmsford. The comedian, 38 - who is worth an estimated $15... Read more on this news related to 'Bunking'
  • Fingerprinting, cameras to stem school bunking
    Several public schools across the Kingdom have implemented a biometric fingerprinting system to improve attendance. The new system is linked with an electronic software device to keep parents informed of absence and delays. Read more on this news related to 'Bunking'
  • Back by Popular Demand: Amazon Studios Original Comedy Series Alpha House Will Return for a Second Season
    —After generating more than 6,000 five-star reviews, customers’ beloved Senators-turned-roomies will once again be shaking hands, kissing babies and bunking up. Amazon Studios today announced that the critically-acclaimed and customer-favorite Garry Trudeau political series Alpha House will return for a second season. Read more on this news related to 'Bunking'

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