Sentence Examples


  • At least he was never an absentee in heart.
  • Proxies for absentee landlords are allowed.
  • The two chief men among the De Burghs were 10th to hold their lands of a little absentee girl.
  • The two last kings had mainly resided in Hungary, and in spite of the temporary agreement obtained at the diet of St Wenceslas, the Bohemians had not succeeded in establishing a strong indigenous government which might have taken the place of the absentee monarchs.
  • In 1575 Maximilian, who had long been absent from Bohemia, returned there, as the estates refused to grant subsidies to an absentee monarch.