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English definition of “black spot”

black spot

noun [C usually singular]   UK
a place on a road that is considered to be dangerous because several accidents have happened there: This corner is an accident black spot.Road surfaces and features a place where something is very bad: an unemployment black spotDangers and threats
(Definition of black spot noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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