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English definition of “squalid”


adjective    /ˈskwɑl·ɪd/
extremely dirty, poor, and unpleasant: The squalid apartment was her first home in the city. squalor    /ˈskwɑl·ər/ noun [U] He lived in dreadful squalor despite having a small fortune in the bank.
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