Complete Definition of "absentia"

English

Etymology
Latin absentia, "being away, absence", derived from absens, present participle of abesse "to be away, to be absent".

Pronunciation
{| border1 cellpadding5
| w:IPA|IPA || /æbËsÉn(t)ÊiÉ/, /æbËsÉn(t)ÊÉ/
|-
| w:SAMPA|SAMPA || /{b"sEn(t)[email protected]/, /{b"sEn(t)[email protected]/
|}

Noun
absentia

  1. absence

Usage notes
Only in the phrase in absentia .

See also
absentia epileptica

Category:English nouns

Latin

Etymology
Derived from absens "absence", present participle of abesse "to be away, be absent", from ab- + esse

Pronunciation
{| border1 cellpadding5
! !! Classical !! Ecclesiastical
|-
| w:IPA|IPA || /apËsÉntɪa/ || /apËsÉnʦja/
|-
| w:X-SAMPA|X-SAMPA || /ap"sEntIa/ || /ap"sEntsja/
|}

Noun
absentia, Wiktionary Appendix:Latin first declension|-ae f

  1. absence

Category:Latin nouns

nl:absentia

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