Translation: from spanish

relapse (into)

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  • relapse into — phr verb Relapse into is used with these nouns as the object: ↑silence …   Collocations dictionary

  • relapse into — return to (a worse or less active state). → relapse …   English new terms dictionary

  • habitual relapse into crime — index recidivism Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • repeated relapse into crime — index recidivism Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Relapse — Re*lapse (r? l?ps ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Relapsed} ( l?pst ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Relapsing}.] [L. relapsus, p. p. of relabi to slip back, to relapse; pref. re re + labi to fall, slip, slide. See {Lapse}.] 1. To slip or slide back, in a literal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • relapse — re‧lapse [rɪˈlæps] verb [intransitive] to start to get worse again after things had seemed to improve: relapse into • The U.S., after a brief recovery mid year, is relapsing into a second slump. relapse [rɪˈlæps ǁ ˈriːlæps] noun [singular] : •… …   Financial and business terms

  • relapse — ► VERB 1) (of a sick or injured person) return to ill health after a period of improvement. 2) (relapse into) return to (a worse or less active state). ► NOUN ▪ a return to ill health after a temporary improvement. ORIGIN Latin relabi slip back …   English terms dictionary

  • relapse — [[t]rɪlæ̱ps[/t]] relapses, relapsing, relapsed (The noun can be pronounced [[t]rɪlæ̱ps[/t]] or [[t]ri͟ːlæps[/t]].) 1) VERB If you say that someone relapses into a way of behaving that is undesirable, you mean that they start to behave in that way …   English dictionary

  • relapse — re|lapse1 [rıˈlæps] v 1.) to become ill again after you have seemed to improve relapse into ▪ We were afraid he might relapse into a coma. 2.) to start to behave badly again relapse into ▪ Clara soon relapsed into her old ways. relapse 2… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • relapse — I UK [rɪˈlæps] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms relapse : present tense I/you/we/they relapse he/she/it relapses present participle relapsing past tense relapsed past participle relapsed 1) to become ill again after you had been getting better …   English dictionary

  • relapse — 1. verb 1) a few patients relapse Syn: get ill/worse again, have/suffer a relapse, deteriorate, degenerate, take a turn for the worse Ant: improve 2) she relapsed into silence Syn: revert …   Thesaurus of popular words


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