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blightnoun [C/U]

 us   /blɑɪt/
something that ​spoils or ​destroys or ​causesdamage: [U] The ​citystoppedurban blight by ​rebuilding neighborhoods. biology A blight is also any of ​variousdeadlydiseases in ​plants.
verb [T]  us   /blɑɪt/
Poverty and ​disease blighted ​theirlives.
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