Definition of in attendance in English:

in attendance

1Present at a function or a place: some 200 were in attendance at the fourteenth reunion
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
present, here, there, near, nearby, at hand, by one's side, available; assisting, giving assistance, helping, aiding; supervising, monitoring, on guard
2Accompanying a member of royalty or other important person as an assistant or servant: Her Royal Highness travelled in an aircraft of The Queen’s Flight, with Viscountess Campden in attendance
More example sentences
  • 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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