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noun disappearance pronunciation in British English /ˌdɪsəˈpɪərəns/
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singulardisappearance
pluraldisappearances
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a situation in which someone or something can no longer be found or seen
    Richards was 18 at the time of her disappearance.
    mysterious disappearances of radioactive materials
  2. 2
    [uncountable] a situation in which something stops happening or existing
    the disappearance of several rare species

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