non·​at·​ten·​dance | \ ˌnän-ə-ˈten-dən(t)s How to pronounce nonattendance (audio) \

Definition of nonattendance

: neglect or failure to attend : lack of attendance had no explanation for his nonattendance at the meeting

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Recent Examples on the Web In total, there were 284 nonattendance/detention infractions, which average 14-15 such infractions per week, officials said. Steve Schering,, "Tardies top OPRF spring semester discipline cases," 27 June 2017

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1648, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonattendance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of nonattendance

: failure to be at a place or event where you are expected to be

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