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English definition of “recurrence”

recurrence

noun [C or U] /riˈkʌr.əns/ us  /riˈkɜː.rəns/
the fact of happening again: The doctor told him to go to the hospital if there was a recurrence of his symptoms. Maintaining immune function after surgery may contribute to lower tumour recurrence rates.Being and falling ill
(Definition of recurrence from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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