Example sentences for: absentee

How can you use “absentee” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The only notable absentee was his former wife.

  • The potential of Prince Edward Island’s fertile soil was squandered by absentee land speculators who milked it only for the rent and left the settlers no motivation to develop it.

  • The program, Parents' Fair Share, which tries to help mostly black and Hispanic high-school drop-out absentee fathers via training and counseling, has been found in an independent study not to have increased their earnings and to have only marginally increased the amount of money they give their kids.

  • Many of the men who benefited were absentee landlords who needed people to manage the land for them.

  • Six weeks before the election, an e-mail arrives asking her if she plans to be in town for the election and providing instructions for acquiring an absentee ballot.


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