[non-uh-ten-duh ns] /ˌnɒn əˈtɛn dəns/
failure to attend:
Members of the society can be dropped for chronic nonattendance.
the act or an instance of not attending an event, meeting, etc
[verb uh-trib-yoot; noun a-truh-byoot] /verb əˈtrɪb yut; noun ˈæ trəˌbyut/ verb (used with object), attributed, attributing. 1. to regard as resulting from a specified cause; consider as caused by something indicated (usually followed by to): She attributed his bad temper to ill health. 2. to consider as a quality or characteristic of the person, thing, […]
[aw-duh-buh l] /ˈɔ də bəl/ adjective 1. capable of being heard; loud enough to be heard; actually heard. noun 2. Also called automatic, checkoff. Football. a play called at the line of scrimmage to supersede the play originally agreed upon as the result of a change in strategy. /ˈɔːdɪbəl/ adjective 1. perceptible to the hearing; […]
[uh-thawr-i-tair-ee-uh n, uh-thor-] /əˌθɔr ɪˈtɛər i ən, əˌθɒr-/ adjective 1. favoring complete obedience or subjection to as opposed to individual freedom: authoritarian principles; authoritarian attitudes. 2. of or relating to a governmental or political system, principle, or practice in which individual freedom is held as completely subordinate to the power or of the state, centered […]
[uh-thawr-i-tey-tiv, uh-thor-] /əˈθɔr ɪˌteɪ tɪv, əˈθɒr-/ adjective 1. having due ; having the sanction or weight of : an authoritative opinion. 2. substantiated or supported by documentary evidence and accepted by most in a field: an authoritative edition of Shakespeare; an authoritative treatment of a subject. 3. having an air of ; accustomed to exercising […]