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"disappearance" in British English

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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.

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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 ​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…
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