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  • absentia — index absence (nonattendance) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 absentia …   Law dictionary

  • absentia — UK [æbˈsenʃə] US noun Phrase: in absentia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Absentia — vgl. Absence …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • absentia — n. in absentia (to be tried in absentia) * * * in absentia (to be tried in absentia) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • absentia — ab|sen|tia [ æb senʃə ] noun in absentia VERY FORMAL if something happens in absentia, the person involved is not present when it happens: Degrees may be awarded in absentia …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • absentia — [[t]æbse̱ntiə, AM se̱nʃə[/t]] PHRASE: PHR after v If something is done to you in absentia, it is done to you when you are not present. [FORMAL] He was tried in absentia and sentenced to seven years in prison …   English dictionary

  • absentia — noun in absentia formal when you are not at a court or an official meeting where a decision is made about you: They were sentenced in absentia …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • absentia — See: IN ABSENTIA …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • absentia — ab|sen|ti|a [æbˈsentiə] n formal [Date: 1800 1900; : Latin; Origin: abesse; ABSENT1] in absentia when you are not at a court or an official meeting where a decision is made about you …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • absentia — ab|sen|tia [ap...] vgl. ↑in absentia …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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