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English definition of “apprehension”

apprehension

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌæprɪˈhenʃən/
an anxious feeling about something that you are going to do: It's normal to feel a little apprehension before starting a new job.Anxiety and worry - general wordsFear and phobias
(Definition of apprehension from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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