— as in: a lapse in judgement
Apparently the error occurred because of a
in the air controller’s concentration.
a change in behavior or state—usually undesired
(see word notes for more detailed definitions based upon context)
— as in: allowed the policy to lapse
She allowed her life insurance to
end or terminate — often of legal rights or of a person’s association with an organization
— as in: after the lapse of many hours
before they met again.
a period of time — often a period that has passed
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