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attendance

noun [C, U]
 
 
/əˈtendəns/
NUMBER the number of people who go to an event, meeting, etc: falling attendanceGeneral words for size and amount
REGULARLY the act of going somewhere such as a church, school, etc regularly: His attendance at school is very poor.PresentAvailable and accessibleUnavailable and inaccessible
in attendance formal present at an event: They have doctors in attendance at every match.PresentAvailable and accessibleUnavailable and inaccessible
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