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What is the difference between "appearance" and "apparition"?
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Appearance is when something begins to exist or starts being used. Apparition has a more ghostly touch to it. It is something you think you can see, especially the spirit of a dead person.
an apparition of the Virgin Mary
He stared at the strange apparition before him.
The appearance of snow in March is rather surprising.
the appearance of buds on the trees
The industry has changed greatly with the appearance of new technologies.
Sources: Longman, Oxford dictionaries