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2 entries found for lapse.
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Main Entry: 1lapse
Pronunciation: primarystresslaps
Function: noun
1 a : a slight error or slip <lapse of memory> b : a temporary fall especially from a higher to a lower state <lapse into bad habits>
2 : the ending of a right or privilege through failure to meet requirements
3 : a passage of time; also : INTERVAL 1

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