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lapses

noun
plural of lapse

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a change in status for the worse usually temporarily
  • the scandal caused the president to suffer a dramatic lapse in popularity

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3 the stopping of a process or activity
  • wasn't bothered by the lapse of her membership at the health club

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lapses

verb
present tense third-person singular of lapse

Synonyms & Antonyms of lapses (Entry 2 of 2)

to come to an end
  • the contract will lapse at the end of the year unless we renew

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“Lapses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lapses. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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