In-absentia meaning

ĭn ăb-sĕnshə, -shē-ə
In absentia is defined as in absence, or even though not present.

An example of in absentia is a master’s degree presented even though the student couldn’t attend the graduation ceremony.

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While or although not present; in absence.

Was tried and convicted in absentia.

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Although not present.

To receive a college degree in absentia.

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In the absence of.
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(law) While not present; while absent.
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Origin of in-absentia

  • Latin in absentiā in in absentiā ablative of absentia absence

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary