ABSENTEEISM in a Sentence

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We are able to identify absentees immediately and use the extra time to tackle the problem with academic counselling.

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 Meanings and Examples of ABSENTEEISM
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
absenteeism
 n.  habitual not to appear, especially for work or other regular duty
Classic Sentence:
1  White people are more in evidence here, and farmer and hired labor replace to some extent the absentee landlord and rack-rented tenant.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In VII
2  Formerly all tenants had some capital, and often considerable; but absentee landlordism, rising rack-rent, and failing cotton have stripped them well-nigh of all, and probably not over half of them to-day own their mules.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In VIII
3  Twenty had changed to fifteen and fifteen to ten, but there was no news of the absentee.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART II: CHAPTER IV. A FLIGHT FOR LIFE
4  True, there were absentees when Mr. Streatfield called his roll call in the church.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 5
5  Until Prince Andrew settled in Bogucharovo its owners had always been absentees, and its peasants were of quite a different character from those of Bald Hills.
War and Peace 4 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IX
Example Sentence:
1  But absenteeism has become a big problem in Britain, where the employment laws offer protection to sick workers.
2  The high rate of absenteeism is costing the company a lot of money.
3  There was only one absentee because everybody knew the meeting was very important.
4  The house has an absentee landlord , who visits the property once a year.
5  We are able to identify absentees immediately and use the extra time to tackle the problem with academic counselling.