incidence

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Incidence is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Noun[change]

Singular
incidence

Plural
incidences

  1. (countable); (singular) The incidence of something is how often it happens.
    Regular blood pressure checks would reduce the incidence of heart disease and sudden heart attacks.
    There is a surprisingly high incidence of theft in book stores.

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