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nuisance

noun [C or U] uk   /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. make a nuisance of yourself to cause trouble or to annoy other people
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