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trace

noun
 
 
/treɪs/
PROOF [C, U] B2 proof that someone or something was in a place: There was no trace of her anywhere. Ships have disappeared without trace (= completely).Proving and disproving
SMALL AMOUNT [C] a small amount of something: They found traces of blood on his clothing.General words for size and amount
(Definition of trace noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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