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in ab·sen·tia

 (ĭn ăb-sĕn′shə, -shē-ə)
adv. Abbr. i.a.
While or although not present; in absence: was tried and convicted in absentia.

[Latin in absentiā : in, in + absentiā, ablative of absentia, absence.]
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in absentia

(ɪn æbˈsɛntɪə)
in the absence of (someone indicated): he was condemned in absentia.
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in ab•sen•tia

(ɪn æbˈsɛn ʃə, -ʃi ə)

adv. Latin.
in absence.
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in absentia

A Latin phrase meaning in someone’s absence.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: absentia - while absent; although absent; "he was sentenced in absentia"
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in absentia

[ˈinæbˈsentɪə] ADVin absentia
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