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in absentia

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adverb in ab·sen·tia \ˌin-ab-ˈsen(t)-sh(ē-)ə\

Simple Definition of in absentia

  • : without being present

Full Definition of in absentia

  1. :  in absence <gave him the award in absentia>

Examples of in absentia

  1. She was convicted of the crime in absentia.



Origin of in absentia

Latin


First Known Use: 1886


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