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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 noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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