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Meaning of “curse” - Learner’s Dictionary

curse

noun [C]     /kɜːs/
MAGIC
magic words that are intended to bring bad luck to someone: to put a curse on someoneMagic
RUDE WORDS
a rude or offensive word or phraseSwearing and blasphemy
PROBLEM
something that causes harm or unhappiness, often over a long period of time: Traffic is one of the curses of modern living.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
(Definition of curse noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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