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 for attendance
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Attendance \At*tend"ance\, n. [OE. attendance, OF. atendance,
     fr. atendre, F. attendre. See Attend, v. t.]
     1. Attention; regard; careful application. [Obs.]
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              Till I come, give attendance to reading. --1 Tim.
                                                    iv. 13.
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     2. The act of attending; state of being in waiting; service;
        ministry; the fact of being present; presence.
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              Constant attendance at church three times a day.
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     3. Waiting for; expectation. [Obs.]
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              Languishing attendance and expectation of death.
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     4. The persons attending; a retinue; attendants.
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              If your stray attendance by yet lodged. --Milton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.) [syn:
           attendance, attending] [ant: nonattendance]
      2: the frequency with which a person is present; "a student's
         attendance is an important factor in her grade"
      3: the number of people that are present; "attendance was up by
         50 per cent"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  43 Moby Thesaurus words for "attendance":
     appearance, assemblage, assembly, attendant, attending, audience,
     being, body of retainers, box office, cohort, cortege, court,
     crowd, draw, employ, employment, entourage, follower, following,
     frequence, frequenting, gate, gathering, house, ministration,
     ministry, number present, parasite, peonage, presence, retinue,
     rout, satellite, serfdom, serving, servitium, servitorship,
     servitude, slavery, suite, tendance, train, turnout

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