absentee


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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.

absentee

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

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]
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

absentee

noun nonattender, stay-at-home, truant, no-show, stayaway Minnihoma is the most notable absentee from this Saturday's race.
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

absentee

[ˌæbsənˈtiː]
nabsent(e) m/f
modif [father, parent] → absent(e)absentee ballot n (US)vote m par correspondance

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)

absentee

[ˌæbsnˈtiː] nassente m/f

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
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
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.
I asked, perceiving that Raffles referred to the absentee householder.
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.
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.
An opposition lawmaker has batted for the inclusion of party-list representative in the list of public officers to be elected under the local absentee voting.
More than 118,000 Filipinos based abroad have been registered by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as overseas absentee voters in the last 10 months.
First-time voters who register by mail must vote in person in their first election, unless they hand-deliver the application to their local clerk, are 60 years old or older, are disabled or are eligible to vote under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act.