attendance

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English attendance, from Old French atendance, from atendre (to attend, listen).

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NounEdit

attendance (countable and uncountable, plural attendances)

  1. The state of attending; presence or waiting upon.
    Attendance at the meeting is required.
  2. The count or list of individuals present for an event.
    The class sat down so that the teacher could take attendance.
  3. The frequency with which one has been present for a regular activity or set of events.
    John's attendance for the conventions was not good.
  4. (obsolete) Attention paid to something; careful regard.

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