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English definition of “disappear”

disappear

verb [I]
 
 
/ˌdɪsəˈpɪər/
NOT SEE B1 to become impossible to see: She watched him disappear into the crowd.Appearing and disappearing
GO B1 to suddenly go somewhere and become impossible to find: Her husband disappeared in 1991.Appearing and disappearing
STOP EXISTING B2 to stop existing: These flowers are disappearing from our countryside.Coming to an endCausing something to end
disappearance
 
 
/ˌdɪsəˈpɪərəns/ noun [C, U]
B2 Police are investigating the girl's disappearance.
→ See also disappear/vanish into thin air
(Definition of disappear from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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