Absentee (noun)

  1. A person who is absent, especially from a place where they are expected to be.
  2. A person who does not vote or attend meetings.


From french absenté, from absent ("absent"), from latin absentem, accusative singular of absēns, present participle of abesse ("to be away"), from ab- ("away") + esse ("to be").


  1. The absentee list for the meeting was quite long.
  2. The absentee voters could still have an impact on the election results.
  3. The absentee landlord was unpopular with the tenants.
  4. Absenteeism is a major problem in many companies.
  5. The absentee was penalized for not attending the important meeting.
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