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English definition of “mire”


noun [S] (BAD SITUATION)    /maɪər/ US  /maɪr/ literary
an unpleasant situation that is difficult to escape : We must not be drawn into the mire of civil war .Difficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters
(Definition of mire noun (BAD SITUATION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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