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English definition of “riddance”

riddance

noun uk   /ˈrɪd.əns/ informal us  
good riddance (to bad rubbish) said when you are pleased that a bad or unwanted thing or person, or something of poor quality, has gone: We've got rid of the old computer system, and good riddance to bad rubbish is what I say.Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
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