acrid Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"acrid" in British English

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acridadjective

uk   us   /ˈæk.rɪd/
An acrid ​smell or ​taste is ​strong and ​bitter and ​causes a ​burningfeeling in the ​throat: Clouds of acrid smokeissued from the ​building.
(Definition of acrid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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acridadjective

 us   /ˈæk·rɪd/
strong, ​bitter, and ​unpleasant: The ​electricalfiresentthickclouds of acrid ​smoke through the ​office. Note: Used to describe a smell or taste.
(Definition of acrid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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