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disappearance noun

ADJ. abrupt, sudden How could he explain his abrupt disappearance from the party? | rapid the rapid disappearance of our countryside | gradual | complete, total | virtual | apparent | mysterious

VERB + DISAPPEARANCE lead to Modern farming practice has led to the virtual disappearance of this bird. | investigate Essex police are investigating the mysterious disappearance of two young men. | explain

PREP. ~ from the disappearance of money from my desk