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adversity

noun [U or C] uk   /ədˈvɜː.sə.ti/  us   /-ˈvɝː.sə.t̬i/
a difficult or unlucky situation or event: She was always cheerful in adversity. The road to happiness is paved with adversities.
Translations of “adversity”
in Chinese (Traditional) 逆境, 不幸, 厄運…
in Russian трудность, напасть…
in Turkish son derece zor bir durum, güçlük, sıkıntı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逆境, 不幸, 厄运…
in Polish trudna sytuacja, przeciwności losu…
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