aux abonnés absents

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Referring to a now defunct telephone service in France, used to indicate when people were away from their homes

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /o.z‿a.bɔ.ne ap.sɑ̃/

Adverb[edit]

aux abonnés absents

  1. (idiomatic) unavailable

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used primarily with être (to be unavailable).