- a person who is absent
- (as modifier)
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ab•sen•tee /ˌæbsənˈti/USA pronunciation n. [countable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- a person who is absent.
ab•sen•tee (ab′sən tē′),USA pronunciation n.
- a person who is absent, esp. from work or school.
- a person who absents 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.
- absent + -ee 1530–40
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absentee /ˌæbsənˈtiː/ n
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