Mia vs Awol - What's the difference?
As a proper noun mia
As an initialism awol is
Missing In Action
(Mormonism) Mutual Improvement Association
- When his patrol didn't come back from the front, he and all his buddies were listed as MIA .
* (Mutual Improvement Association) Mutual ,
(military, and, generic) Absent without leave (permission).
- The Army had a lot of AWOL soldiers.
(military) Absence without proper authority from the properly appointed place of duty, or from unit, organization, or other place of duty at which one is required to be at the time prescribed.
(military) A person who holds AWOL status.
(generic) Somebody who is absent without permission.
(figuratively) Someone or something missing.
* UA – Unauthorized Absence