appearance · noun /əˈpɪr.əns/Full view
Nouns: appearance, disappearance
Verbs: appear, disappear
appearance (WAY YOU LOOK)
B1 no plural the way a person or thing looks to other people
Dictionary examples:

The buildings are very similar in appearance.

You can alter/change the whole appearance of a room just by lighting it in a certain way.

She gives the appearance of being very efficient.

Learner example:

I usually buy fashionable clothes, because I think [your] appearance is really important. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Spanish)

appearance (IN PUBLIC)
B2 C when someone appears in public, on television, in a film, etc.
Dictionary examples:

It was his first appearance on television/television appearance as president.

She made two appearances during her visit.

She will be making a public appearance, signing copies of her latest novel.

Learner example:

You probably know him, because he [made] an appearance [i]n the film "Bad Boys." (First Certificate in English; B2; Greek)

appearance (BECOMING AVAILABLE)
B2 no plural when something starts to exist or becomes available
Dictionary example:

The appearance of new products on the market has increased competition.

Learner example:

The appearance of the car has facilitated our lives. (First Certificate in English; B2; Greek)

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