a vote cast by a person who, because of absence from usual voting district, illness, or the like, has been permitted to vote by mail.
frequent or habitual from work, school, etc.: rising absenteeism in the industry. the practice of being an . Contemporary Examples Plus, studies have shown that, by meeting nursing women’s needs, employers can lower rates of absenteeism and turnover. How Breast Pumps Became a Political Issue Danielle Friedman February 18, 2011 Historical Examples Are we to […]
a person who is , especially from work or school. a person who himself or herself, as a landowner who does not live on certain property owned or a voter who is permitted to cast a ballot by mail. Contemporary Examples “We have a pretty good lead, but who knows where the absentees are going […]
- In absentia
in the absence of the person involved: He was sentenced in absentia by the court. adverb in the absence of (someone indicated): he was condemned in absentia Latin, literally “in (his/her/their) absence” (see absence). While not present, as in He was tried and convicted in absentia, or He was awarded his degree in absentia. This […]
not in a certain place at a given time; away, missing (opposed to ): absent from class. lacking; nonexistent: Revenge is absent from his mind. not attentive; preoccupied; absent-minded: an absent look on his face. to take or keep (oneself) away: to absent oneself from a meeting. in the of; without: Absent some catastrophe, stock-market […]