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disappearverb [I]

uk   /ˌdɪs.əˈpɪər/  us   /ˌdɪs.əˈpɪr/
B1 If people or things disappear, they go somewhere where they cannot be seen or found: The search was called off for the sailors who disappeared in the storm. I can't find my keys anywhere - they've completely disappeared. The sun disappeared behind a cloud. We looked for her but she had disappeared into the crowd. The movie is about a girl who mysteriously disappeared while on a picnic at Hanging Rock. I don't know how it's possible for a person to disappear without trace.
B2 to no longer exist: These flowers are disappearing from our fields and woods. This is a way of life that is fast disappearing.

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disappearverb [I]

 us   /ˌdɪs·əˈpɪər/
(of a person or thing) to go to a place or into a condition where the person or thing cannot be seen: She disappeared into the house. He disappeared for a few hours (= went somewhere unknown). They watched the plane until it disappeared (= could no longer be seen).
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