in absentia

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

Definition of in absentia

:in absence
  • gave him the award in absentia

Examples of in absentia in a Sentence

  1. She was convicted of the crime in absentia.

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Origin and Etymology of in absentia

Latin


IN ABSENTIA Defined for English Language Learners

in absentia

adverb

Definition of in absentia for English Language Learners

  • : without being present


Law Dictionary

in absentia

adverb in ab·sen·tia \ ˌin-ab-ˈsen-chə \

legal Definition of in absentia

:in absence
  • sentenced in absentia

Origin and Etymology of in absentia

Latin


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