- absent without leave,
- absente reo,
- absentee ballot,
- absentee landlord,
- absentee vote,
Origin of absentee
Examples from the Web for absentee
The ground game in Iowa has traditionally revolved around an absentee ballot program.Fight Over the Ground Game in Iowa Could Swing the Senate|Ben Jacobs|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An absentee father is loitering about with his son and namesake, Mason Jr., at a deserted concert hall.The Making of ‘Boyhood’: Richard Linklater’s 12-Year Journey to Create An American Masterpiece|Marlow Stern|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ware went to court claiming a number of irregularities, including issues with hundreds of absentee ballots.
Perry said most of the absentee ballots questioned in the mayoral race had six or seven different issues.
Some statistics–disproportionate rates of school suspension, incarceration, and absentee dads–are gloomy.
The only absentee was little Dorothy Drew, who tearfully complained that her grandfather did not know her.The Grand Old Man|Richard B. Cook
The evils of the absentee landlord are not confined to Ireland.The Leaven in a Great City|Lillian William Betts
At the breakfast table the next morning there was one absentee.
The Roman gentleman may be regarded as an "absentee landlord," giving this advice to his agent.
In the Australian mainland States the absentee and the squatter caused constant difficulties and occasional disorder.The Framework of Home Rule|Erskine Childers
- a person who is absent
- (as modifier)an absentee voter