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subsidence
səb'saɪdəns
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it.
  2. A gradual sinking to a lower level.
  3. An abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease).
Hyphenationsub•sid•ence
Part of Speech(名) noun
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陷没xiànméisubsidence
沉陷chénxiànsubsidence; caving in; fig. stranded; lost (in contemplation, daydreams etc)
下陷xiàxiànto subside; subsidence
沉降chénjiàngto subside; to cave in; subsidence
陷落xiànluòto surrender (of a fortress); to fall (to the enemy); subsidence (of land)
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