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disappeared

[ dis-uh-peerd ]
/ ˌdɪs əˈpɪərd /
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adjective
having vanished from sight or existence:Right this minute, the only thing I want to do is to find a way to recover my disappeared phone photos.The museum displays tools and artifacts from an almost disappeared culture, known only from one archaeological site.
(of a person) having vanished under suspicious or unknown circumstances:Family members of the disappeared persons were denied the right to any effective remedy, including the right to know the fate of their loved ones.
noun (used with a plural verb)
the disappeared . people, especially political opponents, who have vanished under suspicious or unknown circumstances, or without due process of law:The determination of the parents, grandparents, and—most recently—children of the disappeared is finally putting dictators, torturers, and their accomplices behind bars.
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