Examples of absentee in a Sentence
There were 10 sick absentees that day.
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Chip Somodevilla Getty Images Nelson, meanwhile, hasn’t faced an election since 2012, back before Twitter posts and Facebook and YouTube ads were staples of campaign messaging and absentee voting exploded in the state.
And 58% of all ballots two years ago were cast absentee.
On making peace with absentee father Jay-Z's lyrics often center on his father, Adnis Reeves, who abandoned Carter, Jay-Z and his three siblings when the musician was 11 years old, leaving behind a deep emotional scar.
And Hunter, the wayward, absentee father, suspects that his daughter, Sam (Gideon Adlon), might be gay.
Part of the reason there are vacant lots is those absentee owners are waiting for property values to go up in Imperial Beach.
The race remained unsettled for days after the March 13 vote as absentee, military and provisional ballots were counted.
Election officials said there are about 200 absentee votes and an unknown number of provisional ballots still to be counted.
Voting by mail in municipal elections is not really new, as a large number of snowbirds and people on vacation have been voting absentee by mail ballots for years.
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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
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