Meaning of “disappearance” in the English Dictionary

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"disappearance" in British English

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disappearancenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌdɪs.əˈpɪə.rəns/ us /ˌdɪs.əˈpɪr.əns/

B2 the fact of someone or something disappearing:

A man was being questioned in connection with her disappearance.

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(Definition of “disappearance” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"disappearance" in American English

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disappearancenoun [ U ]

us /ˌdɪs·əˈpɪər·əns/

a state or condition in which a person or thing cannot be seen or found:

The district attorney is looking into the disappearance of the money.
Her disappearance remains unexplained.

(Definition of “disappearance” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)