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nonattendance

[non-uh-ten-duh ns]
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noun
  1. failure to attend: Members of the society can be dropped for chronic nonattendance.
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Origin of nonattendance

First recorded in 1680–90; non- + attendance
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Examples from the Web for nonattendance

Historical Examples

  • We find, therefore, that during the first session 503 he was continually fined for nonattendance.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 65, No. 402, April, 1849

    Various

  • What, if anything, did you learn at that time regarding Lee's attendance or nonattendance in school?

    Warren Commission (1 of 26): Hearings Vol. I (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy


British Dictionary definitions for nonattendance

nonattendance

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