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.

  • Comparing the pre-intervention and intervention periods, the TM group exhibited a mean total reduction of 6.4 absentee class periods compared to an increase of 4.8 in the CTL group ( F 1,33 = 4.2, p < .05, see Table 2for means).

  • 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?

  • A study shows that sons of absentee fathers are twice as likely to do jail time as those raised in two-parent homes.

  • 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.


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