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subsidence

noun [U] uk   /səbˈsaɪ.dəns/ /ˈsʌb.sɪ-/ us  
the process by which land or buildings sink to a lower level: The building had to be demolished because of subsidence.
Translations of “subsidence”
in Chinese (Traditional) (地面或建築物的)下沉,下陷…
in Russian оседание…
in Turkish çökme, çöküntü, alçalma…
in Chinese (Simplified) (地面或建筑物的)下沉,沉降…
in Polish osiadanie…
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