Disappearance

  • 1 Disappearance — may refer to: Forced disappearance, when an organization forces a person to vanish from public view Unexplained disappearances, the disappearance of objects, animals or people without apparent reason or cause Disappearance (film), a 2002 U.S. TV… …

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  • 2 disappearance — I noun absence, concealment, dematerialization, departure, desertion, dispersal, dissipation, eclipse, erosion, escape, evanescence, evaporation, exit, exodus, fading, flight, obscuration, occultation, retirement, vanishment, withdrawal… …

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  • 3 Disappearance — Dis ap*pear ance, n. The act of disappearing; cessation of appearance; removal from sight; vanishing. Addison. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 disappearance — 1712; see DISAPPEAR (Cf. disappear) + ANCE (Cf. ance) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 disappearance — [n] vanishing ceasing to exist, decline and fall, dematerialization, departure, desertion, disappearing act, disintegration, dispersal, dissipation, dissolution, ebbing, eclipse, escape, evanescence, evaporation, exit, exodus, fading, flight,… …

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  • 6 disappearance —    by Mike Gane   To appear and to disappear might appear at first glance to be simple everyday processes. This is not so for Baudrillard who takes these terms and subjects them to the most subtle examination. The key discussion of the issues… …

    The Baudrillard dictionary

  • 7 disappearance — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ abrupt, sudden ▪ How could he explain his abrupt disappearance from the party? ▪ rapid ▪ the rapid disappearance of our countryside ▪ …

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  • 8 Disappearance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disappearance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disappearance disappearance evanescence eclipse occultation GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 departure departure &c. 293 Sgm: N 2 exit exit Sgm: N 2 vanishing point …

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  • 9 disappearance — [[t]dɪ̱səpɪ͟ərəns[/t]] disappearances 1) N VAR: oft with poss If you refer to someone s disappearance, you are referring to the fact that nobody knows where they have gone. Her disappearance has baffled police... They say the government is not… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 disappearance — UK [ˌdɪsəˈpɪərəns] / US [ˌdɪsəˈpɪrəns] noun Word forms disappearance : singular disappearance plural disappearances 1) [countable/uncountable] a situation in which someone or something can no longer be found or seen Richards was 18 at the time of …

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  • 11 disappearance — noun 1. the act of leaving secretly or without explanation (Freq. 4) • Syn: ↑disappearing • Ant: ↑appearance • Derivationally related forms: ↑disappear (for: ↑ …

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  • 12 disappearance — n. a mysterious; sudden disappearance * * * [ˌdɪsə pɪ(ə)rəns] sudden disappearance a mysterious …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 disappearance — dis|ap|pear|ance [ˌdısəˈpıərəns US ˈpır ] n [U and C] 1.) when someone or something becomes impossible to see or find ▪ Police are investigating the woman s disappearance. 2.) when something stops existing →↑extinction ▪ the disappearance of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 disappearance — dis|ap|pear|ance [ ,dısə pırəns ] noun 1. ) count or uncount a situation in which someone or something can no longer be found or seen: Richards was 18 at the time of her disappearance. mysterious disappearances of radioactive materials 2. )… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 disappearance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Vanishing Nouns disappearance, evanescence; eclipse (see concealment); occultation; exit, departure; vanishing point; dissolving views. See insubstantiality, nonexistence. Verbs disappear, vanish,… …

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  • 16 disappearance — disappear ► VERB 1) cease to be visible. 2) cease to exist or be in use. 3) (of a person) go missing or be killed. DERIVATIVES disappearance noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 17 disappearance — noun see disappear …

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  • 18 disappearance — См. caduta …

    Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • 19 disappearance — the rate of decline in numbers of fish caught as fish become less numerous or less available. Often calculated from catch curves. Abbreviated as Z …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 20 disappearance — /dis euh pear euhns/, n. the act or an instance of disappearing; a ceasing to be seen or to exist. [1705 15; DISAPPEAR + ANCE] * * * …

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