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in absentia

in absentia

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

: without being present

Full Definition of IN ABSENTIA

:  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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