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attendance

[ uh-ten-duhns ]
/ əˈtɛn dəns /
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noun
the act of attending.
the persons or number of persons present: an attendance of more than 300 veterans.
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Idioms about attendance

    dance attendance, to be obsequious in one's attentions or service; attend constantly: He was given a larger office and several assistants to dance attendance on him.

Origin of attendance

1325–75; Middle English <Anglo-French, Middle French. See attend, -ance

OTHER WORDS FROM attendance

pro·at·tend·ance, adjectiveun·at·tend·ance, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for attendance

attendance
/ (əˈtɛndəns) /

noun
the act or state of attending
the number of persons presentan attendance of 5000 at the festival
obsolete attendants collectively; retinue
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Other Idioms and Phrases with attendance

attendance

see dance attendance on.

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