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ab·sen·tee

 (ăb′sən-tē′)
n.
One that is absent.
adj.
1. Relating to one that is absent.
2. Not in residence: absentee landlords. See Usage Note at -ee1.
adv.
As an absentee voter: voted absentee in the election.
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absentee

(ˌæbsənˈtiː)
n
a. a person who is absent
b. (as modifier): an absentee voter.
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ab•sen•tee

(ˌæb sənˈti)

n.
1. a person who is absent, esp. from work or school.
2. a property owner who does not live on or near certain property owned.
[1530–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.absentee - one that is absent or not in residenceabsentee - one that is absent or not in residence
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
AWOL - one who is away or absent without leave
defaulter - someone who fails to make a required appearance in court
exile, expat, expatriate - a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country; "American expatriates"
hooky player, truant - one who is absent from school without permission
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absentee

noun nonattender, stay-at-home, truant, no-show, stayaway Minnihoma is the most notable absentee from this Saturday's race.
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Translations
الغَائِب
nepřítomná osoba
fraværendepjækkerskulker
rendszeresen távol maradó
sá sem mætir ekki, skrópari
absentér
gelmeyen kimseolmayan kimse

absentee

[ˌæbsənˈtiː]
A. N (from school, work) → ausente mf
B. CPD absentee ballot N (US) → voto m por correo
absentee landlord Npropietario/a m/f absentista
absentee rate Nnivel m de absentismo
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absentee

[ˌæbsənˈtiː]
nabsent(e) m/f
modif [father, parent] → absent(e)absentee ballot n (US)vote m par correspondance
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

absentee

nAbwesende(r) mf; there were a lot of absenteeses fehlten viele; (pej)es haben viele krankgefeiert

absentee

:
absentee landlord
absentee voter
n (esp US) → ˜ Briefwähler(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

absentee

[ˌæbsnˈtiː] nassente m/f
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absent

(ˈӕbsənt) adjective
not present. Johnny was absent from school with a cold.
(əbˈsent) verb
to keep (oneself) away. He absented himself from the meeting.
ˈabsence noun
1. the condition of not being present. His absence was noticed.
2. a time during which a person etc is not present. After an absence of five years he returned home.
ˌabsenˈtee noun
a person who is not present, especially frequently (eg at work, school etc).
ˌabsenˈteeism noun
being often absent from work etc without good reason. Absenteeism is a problem in some industries.
ˌabsent-ˈminded adjective
not noticing what is going on around one because one is thinking deeply. an absent-minded professor.
ˌabsentˈmindedly adverb
ˌabsent-ˈmindedness noun
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References in classic literature ?
Until Prince Andrew settled in Bogucharovo its owners had always been absentees, and its peasants were of quite a different character from those of Bald Hills.
This was the second line of absentees. The great estate of Castra Regis has had no knowledge of its owner for five generations--covering more than a hundred and twenty years.
Hunter was obviously under the influence of some powerful drug, and as no sense could be got out of him, he was left to sleep it off while the two lads and the two women ran out in search of the absentees. They still had hopes that the trainer had for some reason taken out the horse for early exercise, but on ascending the knoll near the house, from which all the neighboring moors were visible, they not only could see no signs of the missing favorite, but they perceived something which warned them that they were in the presence of a tragedy.
I had known many of my country-people in Europe and was familiar with the strange ways they were liable to take up there; but the Misses Bordereau formed altogether a new type of the American absentee. Indeed it was plain that the American name had ceased to have any application to them--I had seen this in the ten minutes I spent in the old woman's room.
Her father was organist at your own church, and a hard struggle he must have had of it, with an absentee landlord, and a congregation of seagulls, I should think."
Twenty had changed to fifteen and fifteen to ten, but there was no news of the absentee. One by one the numbers dwindled down, and still there came no sign of him.
People looked out for her at the funeral, too, but she was not there; and another conspicuous absentee was the captain's widow, whom Lebedeff had prevented from coming.
The fruit-growers have become absentee landlords and are busy learning higher standards of living in the cities or making trips to Europe.
The hand had already made half of another circuit, around the face of the dial, when Middleton arose and announced his determination to go and offer himself, as an escort to the absentee. He found the night dark, and the heavens charged with threatening vapour, which in that climate was the infallible forerunner of a gust.
"Is he a colonel?" I asked, perceiving that Raffles referred to the absentee householder.
"Pardon me," persisted her ladyship--"but is it possible that I have discovered another absentee? I don't see Mrs.
A General Amnesty period has been declared from 22 April 10 May 2019 to all Army absentees, enabling them to receive discharge from service under four categories, Army Headquarters said today.