- n. absence
- From Latin absentia ("being away, absence"), from absēns ("absent"), present active participle of absum ("I am away or absent"). (Wiktionary)
“The so-called elecciónextraordinaria y democracia in absentia is the brainchild of Jorge Menos Canosa, a prosperous leader of the Cuban expatriate community in Miami and, like most of his countrymen who arrived in Florida after the revolution, a fierce opponent of the Castro regime.”
“Yemen charged in absentia American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki with membership in al Qaeda and plotting to kill foreigners in Yemen.”
“Convicted in absentia, so Krombach is a convicted killer there ... but alleged according to German law because the court there has ruled that the death was accidental.”
“Two other suspects, who had been sentenced to death in absentia, were hanged.”
“Italy is prosecuting in absentia the CIA agents involved in the Abu Omar rendition.”
“An Iranian court has sentenced a Newsweek reporter in absentia to more than 13 years in prison and 74 lashes, raising concerns about a new ... world | Comment | Recommend”
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“CAIRO (AP) An Iranian court has sentenced a Newsweek reporter in absentia to more than 13 years in prison and 74 lashes, raising concerns about a new government crackdown ahead of the anniversary of disputed presidential elections.”
“At the very LEAST he should be tried in absentia if they are going to assasinate him.”
“He was formally charged in absentia with rape in 2001.”
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