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Noun
Plural for an error or mistake, typically caused by a brief failure of concentration or judgment
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“The company already has procedures in place to deal with the recent security lapse.”
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Plural for a weakness or defect in someone or something
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“It made him aware that, for a whole month, there had been a lapse in his personality.”
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Plural for a decline from previously high standards
“Shoppers, therefore, have an incentive to stay with a previous supplier, provided they can be confident that no lapse in quality or rise in price has occurred.”
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Plural for a return to a previous (worse) state or condition
“Elisabeth proclaimed his downfall at Tautenburg and was responsible for his lapse back into Lutheran prudery.”
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Plural for a setback or change for the worse, typically temporarily
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“One wonders if he had suffered a temporary lapse in his frightful struggle against wine and cigars.”
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Plural for the ending of an activity
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“The student will be notified of the lapse of his status as a University of California, Irvine student.”
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Plural for an interval or passage of time
“Having your own means of producing electricity will make life more comfortable during a lapse in electrical service.”
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Plural for different from that expected
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Plural for an amount of time or a particular time interval during which something happens
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Plural for a sudden severe or prolonged fall in the price, value, or amount of something
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Plural for the property of being scarce
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Plural for the condition of being infelicitous
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Plural for mental lapse
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Plural for an unsuccessful outcome of something planned
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Plural for an idiosyncratic belief or impression maintained despite being contradicted by reality or rational argument
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To end or draw to a close
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“Your membership will lapse in a few days.”
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To decline or deteriorate, especially gradually
“Without it, all creation would lapse into chaos.”
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To revert or relapse to a previous, and typically worse, condition or state
“When uncertain or anxious, people tend to lapse back into their old comfort zones without realizing it.”
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To commit an offense, especially spiritually or morally
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To reduce the force of something
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(of time) To elapse
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To return to a former or less developed state
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(trip up) To commit a mistake or error
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(of a resource) To be used up completely
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