Attendance allowance



noun
(in Britain) a tax-free noncontributory welfare benefit for people over 65 years old who are so severely disabled that they need frequent attention or continual supervision for a period of six months or more

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    noun (in Britain) a place at which young offenders are required to attend regularly instead of going to prison

  • Attendance officer

    . a public-school official who investigates unauthorized absences from school. Historical Examples Smith explained to Stephanos the Elder what was wanted and he undertook the duties of attendance officer. The Island Mystery George A. Birmingham There was no attendance officer on duty, but the children were regular. The New Education Scott Nearing



  • Attendant

    a person who another, as to perform a service. Chiefly British. an usher or clerk. a corollary or concomitant thing or quality. a person who is present, as at a meeting. being present or in ; accompanying. consequent; concomitant; associated; related: winter holidays and attendant parties; war and its attendant evils; poverty and its attendant […]

  • Attendants

    a person who another, as to perform a service. Chiefly British. an usher or clerk. a corollary or concomitant thing or quality. a person who is present, as at a meeting. being present or in ; accompanying. consequent; concomitant; associated; related: winter holidays and attendant parties; war and its attendant evils; poverty and its attendant […]



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