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in absentia

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin absentiain absentia formalwhen you are not at a court or an official meeting where a decision is made about you absentiain absentiain ab‧sen‧ti‧a /ˌɪn æbˈsentiə $ -ˈsenʃə/ adverb law  without being present He was tried in absentia.
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in absentiaThe ten men were tried and convicted in absentia.
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