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[non-uh-ten-duh ns] /ˌnɒn əˈtɛn dəns/
failure to attend:
Members of the society can be dropped for chronic nonattendance.
Origin of nonattendance
1680-90; non- + attendance Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Results showed that in reading and math the pre-first year group had higher ratings than the nonattendance group.
  • Non-payment of fees is not a basis for nonattendance.
  • School attendance records are made at or near the time of the student's nonattendance.
  • The first section also presents data on current enrollment, gender disparities, and causes of nonattendance in primary education.
  • Grand jurors are subject to the same fines and penalties for nonattendance and otherwise as are other jurors under those sections.
British Dictionary definitions for nonattendance


the act or an instance of not attending an event, meeting, etc
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