Definition of in attendance in English:
1Present at a function or a place.
- Santa Claus was as usual in attendance with plenty of presents for the large number of children.
- There was a big crowd in attendance including present, past and future pupils of the school.
- An ambulance service and clinic, with doctor and nurse in attendance, are available.
present, here, there, at hand, available;
1.1Accompanying a member of royalty or the aristocracy in the capacity of an assistant or servant.
- The earl of Sussex was in attendance on the queen during her progress in September and October 1574.
- He is in attendance at important ceremonial occasions such as Trooping the Colour or the State Opening of Parliament.
- The Earl of Derby was in attendance upon Her Majesty.
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