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“apparition” in British English

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apparitionnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌæp.əˈrɪʃ.ən/ us /ˌæp.əˈrɪʃ.ən/

the spirit of a dead person appearing in a form that can be seen

(Definition of “apparition” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“apparition” in American English

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apparitionnoun [ C ]

us /ˌæp·əˈrɪʃ·ən/

something you believe, imagine, or dream you see, esp. the form of a person; ghost

(Definition of “apparition” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)