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English definition of “deserts”

deserts

noun [plural]     /dɪˈzɜːts/ US  /-ˈzɝːts/
get your just deserts to get what you deserve: I'd say he got his just deserts for not sticking around to help with the children.Deserving and deserved
(Definition of deserts noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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