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absentee

[ab-suh n-tee] /ˌæb sənˈti/
noun
1.
a person who is absent, especially from work or school.
2.
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.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; absent + -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for absentees

absentee

/ˌæbsənˈtiː/
noun
1.
  1. a person who is absent
  2. (as modifier): an absentee voter
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Word Origin and History for absentees

absentee

n.

1530s, from absent (v.) + -ee.

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