disappearance

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /dɪsəˈpɪəɹəns/

Noun[change]

Singular
disappearance

Plural
disappearances

  1. (countable) The disappearance of something is when it is gone and we can't find it or it doesn't exist anymore.
    Detroit Police say they are still investigating the children's disappearance.
    We still don't understand the disappearance of Flight 804.
    The rate of disappearance of species in Hawaii continues to increase.

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