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elapse

verb [I] uk   us   /ɪˈlæps/ formal
C2 If time elapses, it goes past: Four years had elapsed since he left college and still he hadn't found a job.
Translations of “elapse”
in Vietnamese (thời gian) trôi qua…
in Spanish pasar, transcurrir…
in Thai ผ่านไป…
in Malaysian berlalu…
in French (s’)écouler…
in German verstreichen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (時間)流逝,過去…
in Indonesian berlalu…
in Russian проходить (о времени)…
in Turkish (zaman) geçmek, geçip gitmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) (时间)流逝,过去…
in Polish mijać…
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