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hardshipnoun [C/U]

us   /ˈhɑrdˌʃɪp/
a condition of life that causes difficulty or suffering: [U] The 1930s were a time of high unemployment and economic hardship.
(Definition of hardship from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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hardshipnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈhɑːdʃɪp/ us  
a condition that causes difficulty or suffering, for example, being without a job or enough money: financial/economic hardship The price of cooking gas increased five-fold, worsening the economic hardship. extreme/real/severe hardship The Commission does not believe that the proposed rule change will pose an undue hardship on venture capital firms.
(Definition of hardship from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hardship”
in Chinese (Simplified) 艰苦,困难…
in Turkish zorluk, güçlük, sıkıntılı olma…
in Russian трудности, лишения…
in Chinese (Traditional) 艱苦,困難…
in Polish trudności, trudność…
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