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absentee

ab·sen·tee

absentee

 
pronunciation:
aeb sn ti
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition: a person who is absent, esp. from duty, work, or property.
Due to the high number of absentees, work had to be discontinued.
similar words:
shirker, slacker, truant
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or pertaining to one who is absent.
The tenants claimed that the absentee landlord neglected the property.
similar words:
absent, truant