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remission

noun [C/U]  /rɪˈmɪʃ·ən/ us  
a period of time when an illness is less severe: [U] Her leukemia is in remission.
Translations of “remission”
in Chinese (Traditional) 疾病, (疾病的)緩解期,減輕期…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疾病, (疾病的)缓解期,减轻期…
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