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manifestation

noun uk   /ˌmæn.ɪ.fesˈteɪ.ʃən/ formal us  
[C] a sign of something existing or happening: She claimed that the rise in unemployment was just a further manifestation of the government's incompetence. [U] appearance: Unlike acid rain or deforestation, global warming has no visible manifestation .
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