absentee

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noun ab·sen·tee \ˌab-sən-ˈtē\

Definition of absentee

  1. :  one that is absent: as a :  a proprietor that lives away from his or her estate or business b :  one missing from work or school

absentee

adjective

Examples of absentee in a sentence

  1. There were 10 sick absentees that day.

1605

First Known Use of absentee

1605



ABSENTEE Defined for English Language Learners

absentee

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noun ab·sen·tee \ˌab-sən-ˈtē\

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

absentee

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noun ab·sen·tee \ˌab-sən-ˈtē\

Definition of absentee for Students

  1. :  a person who is not present


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absentee

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noun ab·sen·tee \ˌab-sən-ˈtē\

Legal Definition of absentee

  1. :  one that is absent: as a :  a proprietor who lives away from his or her business or estate b :  a potential party to a legal action who is not present or does not have a representative present at a proceeding

absentee

adjective

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