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English definition of “trace”

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 Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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