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absentia

Definition of absentia

Etymology

    From Latin absentia ("being away, absence"), from absēns ("absent"), present active participle of absum ("I am away or absent").

Pronunciation

  • IPA/ębˈsɛn(t)ʃiə/, /ębˈsɛn(t)ʃə/
  • SAMPA /{b"sEn(t)Si@/, /{b"sEn(t)S@/

Noun

absentia

  1. absence

Usage notes

See also

  • absentia epileptica

References:

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