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absentee

EN[ˌæb.sn̩ˈti] [-iː]
WAbsentee
  • Absentee may refer to:
  • Absentee (band), a British band
  • The Absentee, a novel by Maria Edgeworth, published in 1812 in Tales of Fashionable Life
  • The Absentee (film), a 1951 Mexican film
  • Absentee (album), an album from Pitch Black Forecast
FR absentée

    Definition of absentee in English Dictionary

  • NounPLabsenteesSUF-ee
    1. A person who is absent from his or her employment, school, post, duty, etc.
      1. (chiefly Britain, historical) A landholder who lives in another district or country than the one in which his estate is situated.
        1. One that is nonexistent or lacking.
          1. A voter that is not present at the time of voting; absentee voter.
          2. Adjective
            1. (attributive) Pertaining to one that is absent.
            • Word Lists (This word is listed in the following word lists)
              1. Wiktionary : Frequency lists 10001-20000
              2. SCOWL (And Friends) : Alan Beale, 12dicts 4.0 Compiled from 3 ESL Dictionaries
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Adjectives
                • Uncomparable adjectives
                • Morphemes
                  • Suffixes
                    • Words by suffix
                      • Words suffixed with -ee
                  • Nouns
                    • Countable nouns

                  Other Vocabulary

                  Look-Alike Words
                  1. fr absentée
                  2. en absented
                  3. fr absente
                  4. fr absenté
                  5. en absenter
                  Related Links:
                  1. en absenteeism
                  2. en absentees
                  3. en absenteeship
                  4. en absenteeisms
                  5. en absentee vote
                  Source: Wiktionary
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                  Meaning of absentee for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "absentee" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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