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English definition of “nuisance”

nuisance

noun [C or U]     /ˈnjuː.səns/ US  /ˈnuː-/
B2 something or someone that annoys you or causes trouble for you: I've forgotten my umbrella - what a nuisance! [+ -ing verb] It's such a nuisance having to rewrite those letters. I hate to be a nuisance, but could you help me? Local residents claimed that the noise was causing a public nuisance.Inconvenience make a nuisance of yourself to cause trouble or to annoy other peopleCausing feelings of anger and displeasure
(Definition of nuisance noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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