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The family also questioned how the police handled the disappearance. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But he was determined to resist the virtual disappearance of a literary and human memory. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He urged anyone with information about the disappearance to call police. The Sun (2012)Having disposed of her body he then waited five days to report her disappearance to the police. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But then came the mysterious disappearance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His exact cause of death is still to be established and the circumstances surrounding his disappearance and death are currently under investigation. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Police said her disappearance eight days ago was still a missing person's inquiry. The Sun (2014)The couple continue to vigorously deny any involvement in their daughter 's disappearance. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He would pretend to offer his support to her over her daughter 's disappearance. The Sun (2013)Claims about her daughter 's disappearance continue to divide public opinion. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His disappearance has baffled police and residents of the Channel island. Times, Sunday Times (2016)By 7.30pm they had called police and her disappearance quickly became a major inquiry. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Their mysterious disappearance after setting off from a Jersey harbour in an inflatable kayak sparked an international search. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Cars and alien shrubs are being blamed for the mysterious disappearance of house sparrows from British towns and cities. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But since being made an official suspect in the disappearance of her daughter she has found it increasingly difficult to think about her own future. Times, Sunday Times (2007)DID you have any responsibility or intervention in your daughter 's disappearance? The Sun (2008)A dispute between the former cricketer and the society plumbed new depths in a row over the mysterious disappearance of three rare hen harriers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In court yesterday, she again listened to evidence surrounding her daughter's disappearance and death. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One idea is that they could explain the mysterious disappearance of ships in areas such as the Bermuda Triangle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: disappearance /ˌdɪsəˈpɪərəns/ NOUN
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.
- American English: disappearance
- Arabic: اِخْتِفَاء
- Brazilian Portuguese: desaparecimento
- Chinese: 消失
- Croatian: nestanak
- Czech: zmizení
- Danish: forsvinden
- Dutch: verdwijning
- European Spanish: desaparición
- Finnish: katoaminen
- French: disparition
- German: Verschwinden
- Greek: εξαφάνιση
- Italian: scomparsa
- Japanese: 見えなくなること
- Korean: 사라짐
- Norwegian: forsvinning
- Polish: zniknięcie
- European Portuguese: desaparecimento
- Romanian: dispariție
- Russian: исчезновение
- Spanish: desaparición
- Swedish: försvinnande
- Thai: การหายไป
- Turkish: gözden kaybolma
- Ukrainian: зникнення
- Vietnamese: sự biến mất
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