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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Withdrawing into the background; Shortening of the uterine cervix and thinning of its walls as it is dilated during labor.

Usage examples (38)
  • And in the Ethical Culture movement the effacement is complete.
  • The thinning and shortening is called effacement, and is measured in percent, from 0 to 100.
  • This process is called effacement.
  • A little self-effacement is good for the world. for more
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