1. A person who is away from his or her usual residence; one who is absent.
2. A person who is not present where expected.
3. A person who either resides out of state or has departed from the state without having a representative there.
¡°Generally, a person is an absentee when he is absent from his domicile or usual place of residence; but in light of pertinent statutes he is an absentee when he is without the state and has no representative therein.¡± 1 C.J.S. Ab-sentee ¡ì 2, at 339 (1985).
absentee, adj. Having the characteristics of an absentee (absentee voter).
absentee, adv. In an absentee manner (Debby voted absentee).
How do bilingual lawyers in China usually translate the term ABSENTEE?