Definitions of absentee
a person who is not present at a place or at an event where they are expected to be
The most notable absentee from the sanctions list is Gazprom and its chairman, Alexey Miller.
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Digital Equipment Corp was the most obvious absentee from the Common Open Software Environment jamboree last week.
Another absentee from the semi-finals is Dick Best, the Quins coach.