Example sentences for: absentee

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

  • Extolling the virtues of manual labor, they acquired huge tracts of farmland from absentee Syrian and Lebanese landlords.

  • The New Englanders preferred to exploit their property as absentee landlords, leaving it mainly to Irish and Scottish immigrants to clear the forests for shipbuilding and agriculture.

  • Why would an orchestra prefer an overpaid, absentee landlord like Muti or Abbado to a dedicated resident, especially given that the latter is likely to come much cheaper?

  • And one day online voting may be far more secure than absentee voting.

  • 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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