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English definition of “rife”

rife

adjective [after verb]     /raɪf/ formal
If something unpleasant is rife, it is very common or happens a lot: Dysentery and malaria are rife in the refugee camps.Plain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiring rife with sth full of something unpleasant: The office was rife with rumours.Full
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