disappearance Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “disappearance” in the English Dictionary

"disappearance" in British English

See all translations

disappearancenoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌdɪs.əˈpɪə.rəns/  us   /-ˈpɪr.əns/
B2 the ​fact of someone or something ​disappearing: A man was being ​questioned in ​connection with her disappearance.
More examples
(Definition of disappearance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"disappearance" in American English

See all translations

disappearancenoun [U]

 us   /ˌdɪs·əˈpɪər·əns/
a ​state or ​condition in which a ​person or thing cannot be ​seen or ​found: The ​districtattorney is ​looking into the disappearance of the ​money. Her disappearance ​remainsunexplained.
(Definition of disappearance from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “disappearance”
in Arabic اخْتِفاء…
in Korean 사라짐, 실종…
in Portuguese desaparecimento…
in Catalan desaparició…
in Japanese 失踪(そう), 紛失, 消滅…
in Chinese (Simplified) 消失,失踪…
in Chinese (Traditional) 消失,失蹤…
in Italian scomparsa…
What is the pronunciation of disappearance?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“disappearance” in British English

“disappearance” in American English

Word of the Day


someone who tries to help two groups who disagree to reach an agreement with each other, usually as a job

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

climate justice noun
climate justice noun
October 12, 2015
the holding to account of those responsible for climate change and reparation for those most affected by it I just finished reading the pope’s message to the world on climate justice.I feel energized and have joined a group of people at my church, St. Joseph University Parish, who feel the same.

Read More