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in absentia

While one is not present. He was still on tour with his band, so the academy gave him the award in absentia. Since the suspect had fled before the court proceedings, she was convicted in absentia.

in absentia

While not present, as in He was tried and convicted in absentia, or He was awarded his degree in absentia. This expression is Latin for "in absence"; its use in English dates from the late 1800s.
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Professor Mohammad Asgher, Dean Students, said, 'In the morning, prayers were held in absentia, but later everything was normal.
Professor Muhammad Asgher, Dean Students, said, "In the morning, prayers were held in absentia, but later everything was normal.
According to the case, which was said to be the first of its kind in the UAE, the Emirati took between Dh1,000 and Dh1,500 in bribes from the other suspects to access the 103 rulings issued by courts in absentia and had them changed to lenient punishments.
The decision to try suspects in the Netherlands about a trial in absentia follow attempts, blocked by Russia in 2015, to set up an international court over the incident.
The Dubai Court of First Instance sentenced the 28-year-old woman in absentia after she was found guilty of threatening, via Instagram, to kill the businesswoman and wreck the restaurant if she ever dared to speak to her.
Takhtbhai Bar Association followed boycott from courts in the walk of Quetta attack and offered funeral prayer in absentia here on Tuesday.
His father had not been informed about the lawsuits by the prosecution, and the judiciary issued the sentences in absentia, Al-Shenawy clarified.
Summary: An Australian and a Canadian, both of Lebanese origin, will be tried in absentia on charges of being accomplices in a bombing that killed five Israeli tourists at a Bulgarian airport in 2012, prosecutors said Friday.
A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a Bangladeshi expatriate, in absentia, to three years in jail for stealing a roommate's money.
ISLAMABAD -- Thousands of people offered funeral prayers in absentia across the Valley for Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh leader, Motiur Rehman Nizami, who was executed by Sheikh Hasina government in Bangladesh.
EDyRNE (CyHAN)- A funeral prayer in absentia was held for Bangladesh's largest Islamist party's chief Motiur Rahman Nizami, who was executed on Wednesday, in Turkish northwestern province of Edirne.
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KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) -- The Public Prosecutin has issued an international arrest warrant against the former general director of the Public Institution for Social Security Fahad Al-Rajaan and a prison sentence in absentia against him on charges of manipulation with the institution's funds.
A dual Egyptian-British citizen, he was convicted in absentia in Egypt on charges that his lawyers and reporters' groups call politically motivated.
Her Filipino partner, who allegedly impregnated her by having sex with her on several occasions, has also been charged in absentia.