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    subsidence

    subsidence - Dictionary definition and meaning for word subsidence

    Definition
    (noun) an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)
    Synonyms : remission , remittal
    Example Sentence
    • his cancer is in remission
    Definition
    (noun) a gradual sinking to a lower level
    Synonyms : settling , subsiding
    Definition
    (noun) the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it
    Synonyms : cave in
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