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subsidence
American English: /səbˈsaɪdns/
, /ˈsəbsədns/
British English: /səbˈsʌɪd(ə)ns/
, /ˈsʌbsɪd(ə)ns/

Translation of subsidence in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • The early Cretaceous is characterized by relative quiescence and thermal subsidence following late Jurassic rifting.
    • Removal of water from compressible materials such as silt and clay can lead to compaction of the confining unit and subsidence of the land surface.
    • In particular, we relate apparent Neogene subsidence to modification of the Shelf's basement architecture.

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