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English definition of “cesspit”

cesspit

noun [C] uk   /ˈses.pɪt/ us  
(also cesspool) a large underground hole or container that is used for collecting and storing solid waste, urine, and dirty waterPlumbing and pipes and sewage disapproving a situation that causes strong shock, disapproval, and dislikeDifficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters
(Definition of cesspit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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