Definition of convalescence noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

convalescence

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌkɑnvəˈlɛsns//
 
[singular, uncountable]
 
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a period of time when you get well again after an illness or a medical operation; the process of getting well You need four to six weeks' convalescence.
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