Examples of absentee in a Sentence
There were 10 sick absentees that day.
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Collingswood already has a detailed history in trying to retain residents and dissuade absentee owners.
The Board of Elections website also contains information about absentee voting.
About 65 studies are completed or under way looking at outcomes like work productivity, employee stress and absentee rates.
Siddiqui credits a high level of community collaboration—between school administration, counselors, staff, teachers, county partners and parents — for the low absentee rate.
Swedish lawmakers approved the measure by a vote of 257-38 with 54 absentees.
Oprah Winfrey and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg are among the notable absentees.
Just this year, the Supreme Court unanimously reversed an appeals court decision that said District of Columbia police were wrong to arrest 21 people for trespassing at a boozy bachelor party with an absentee hostess.
He was also scrutinized during an absentee-ballot investigation in 2013 but was never charged with a crime.
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Origin and Etymology of absentee
ABSENTEE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of absentee for English Language Learners
: a person who is not present in a usual or expected place : a person who is absent
ABSENTEE Defined for Kids
legal Definition of absentee
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