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vanishverb [I]

uk   /ˈvæn.ɪʃ/  us   /ˈvæn.ɪʃ/
B2 to disappear or stop being present or existing, especially in a sudden, surprising way: The child vanished while on her way home from school. We ran out after the thief, but he had vanished into thin air (= had completely disappeared). Cheap rural housing is vanishing in the south of the country.

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vanishverb [I]

 us   /ˈvæn·ɪʃ/
to disappear or stop existing, esp. suddenly: Her smile vanished.
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