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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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The rulings in absentia that were found to have been electronically changed [through the filing system] were all handed out by the Courts of Misdemeanours, Appeal and Residency.
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Following nearly a 15-month investigation that was held by Chief Prosecutor Salem Bin Khadem, the employee was accused of abusing his authority at the Section, accepting bribes from others, accessing the internal classified filing system and changing the contents of judgements that judges handed out in absentia against defendants between January 2015 and March 2016.
The All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, in a statement appealed to the people to organize special prayers and funeral prayers in absentia after Friday prayers, tomorrow.
It said that an international detention warrant has been issued against the fugitive Al-Rajaan and has ordered his imprisonment in absentia.
According to court documents, he was sentenced in absentia to 15 years in prison, alongside two Muslim Brotherhood members and an Islamic preacher, for allegedly torturing a lawyer in Tahrir Square in 2011, a charge both he and the channel rejects.
45pm, Film4 Seven years after her husband vanished, a Los Angeles woman signs a legal document declaring him deceased in absentia.
According to the BBC, five of the 11 people sentenced on Saturday were tried in absentia.
Summary: Police arrest Thirwat Salah Shehata in Cairo suburb, adding he has been sentenced to death in absentia in 1990s for attempted assassination of minister.
The charges were brought against former Prime Minister Nikolai Tanayev, former Vice Minister of Finance Emirlan Toromyrzaev, Finance Minister's Advisor Aidar Akayev (President Akayev's son) in absentia.
Cairo: A Cairo court on Tuesday sentenced Egypt's former finance minister Yussef Boutros-Ghali to life in prison in absentia on corruption charges, judicial sources said.
In 2011 for instance, Utsch's chief executive Helmut Jungbluth, was convicted by an Egyptian court and sentenced in absentia to a year's jail over a contract with the former Mubarak government.
A European arrest warrant must be executed even if the person has been convicted in absentia after failing to appear in court.
Al-Hashemi rejected a guilty verdict and death sentence passed on him in absentia as "politically motivated".
The court also tried his secretary and son-in-law Ahmed Qahtan in absentia and sentenced him to death.