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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Absentee  \Ab`sen*tee"\,  n. 
  One  who  absents  himself  from  his  country,  office,  post  or 
  duty;  especially,  a  landholder  who  lives  in  another  country 
  or  district  than  that  where  his  estate  is  situated;  as  an 
  Irish  absentee.  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  absentee 
  n  :  one  that  is  absent  or  not  in  residence 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  ABSENTEE,  n.  A  person  with  an  income  who  has  had  the  forethought  to 
  remove  himself  from  the  sphere  of  exaction. 
 
 




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