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See also absentée

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absent +‎ -ee

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Absentee

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Absentees

Absentee (plural Absentees)
  1. A person who is absent from his or her employment, school, post, duty, etc.
  2. Patrono:Especially A landholder who lives in another district or country than the one in which his estate is situated.
    • 1840, Lord Byron, "Letter 374: to Mr. Moore (24 May 1820)," in The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, John Murray (London), p. 317:
    My trustees are going to lend Earl Blessington sixty thousand pounds (at six per cent.) on a Dublin mortgage. Only think of my becoming an Irish absentee!

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