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"arid" in British English

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aridadjective

uk   /ˈær.ɪd/  us   /ˈer-/
C2 specialized environment very ​dry and without enough ​rain for ​plants: The ​desert is so arid that nothing can ​grow there. formal unsuccessful: After several arid ​years, the ​company has ​started to ​becomesuccessful. formal not ​interesting and ​showing no ​imagination: I ​found his writing ​extremely arid.
(Definition of arid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"arid" in American English

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aridadjective

 us   /ˈær·ɪd/
(of ​land or ​weather) having little ​rain; very ​dry: an arid ​region
(Definition of arid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “arid”
in Korean 볼모의…
in Arabic جافّ, قاحِل…
in Malaysian kontang…
in French aride…
in Russian засушливый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 乾燥的,乾旱的, 不成功的, 無結果的…
in Italian arido…
in Turkish kurak, çorak, çatlamış…
in Polish suchy, jałowy…
in Spanish árido…
in Vietnamese khô cằn…
in Portuguese árido…
in Thai แห้งแล้ง…
in German trocken…
in Catalan àrid…
in Japanese (非常に)乾燥した…
in Chinese (Simplified) 干燥的,干旱的, 不成功的, 无结果的…
in Indonesian kering…
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