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English definition of “in sb's hour of need”

in sb's hour of need

literary
at a time when someone really needs help: She helped me in my hour of need.Lacking thingsScarce, inadequate and not enoughEssential or necessary
(Definition of in sb's hour of need from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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