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attendance

noun uk   /əˈten.dəns/ us  

attendance noun (BEING PRESENT)

C1 [U or C] the fact of going somewhere such as a church, school, etc. regularly: Attendance at lectures is compulsory. C1 [C or U] the number of people who go to an event, meeting, etc.: Attendances at church are falling.

attendance noun (PROVIDING HELP)

in attendance C2 present with someone and helping or taking care of them : He never goes out without his security men in attendance.
(Definition of attendance from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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