Definitions

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  • noun absence

Etymologies

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From Latin absentia ("being away, absence"), from absēns ("absent"), present active participle of absum ("I am away or absent").

Examples

  • 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.

    Election Day 2008

  • 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.

    Election Day 2008

  • 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.

    Election Day 2008

  • 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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  • Italy is prosecuting in absentia the CIA agents involved in the Abu Omar rendition.

    Before You Accuse Me | ATTACKERMAN

  • Yemen charged in absentia American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki with membership in al Qaeda and plotting to kill foreigners in Yemen.

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  • 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.

    Father Kidnapped Daughter's Killer to Bring Him to Justice

  • Iran sentences Newsweek journalist in absentia - USATODAY. com

    Iran sentences Newsweek journalist in absentia

  • 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.

    Father Kidnapped Daughter's Killer to Bring Him to Justice » E-Mail

  • Two other suspects, who had been sentenced to death in absentia, were hanged.

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