absentee vote

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noun
  1. a vote cast by a person who, because of absence from usual voting district, illness, or the like, has been permitted to vote by mail.

Origin of absentee vote

1
An Americanism dating back to 1930–35

Other words from absentee vote

  • absentee voter, noun

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