presence

[ prez-uhns ]
/ ˈprɛz əns /

noun

Origin of presence

1300–50; Middle English < Middle French < Latin praesentia. See present1, -ence

OTHER WORDS FROM presence

non·pres·ence, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for presence

presence
/ (ˈprɛzəns) /

noun

Word Origin for presence

C14: via Old French from Latin praesentia a being before, from praeesse to be before, from prae before + esse to be
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