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noun American English pronunciation: apprehension /ˌæprɪˈhenʃ(ə)n/ 
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    [countable/uncountable] a feeling of worry or fear that something bad might happen

    Many of us face our retirement with apprehension.

    Anja noticed the look of apprehension on his face.

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