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Meaning of “dire” - Learner’s Dictionary

dire

adjective     /daɪər/
very serious or bad: He's in dire need of help.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
Translations of “dire”
in Vietnamese thảm khốc…
in Spanish terrible, espantoso, atroz…
in Thai เลวร้ายมาก…
in Malaysian hebat…
in French terrible…
in German gräßlich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴重的, 危急的, 極端的…
in Indonesian berbahaya…
in Russian ужасный, серьезный…
in Turkish müthiş, ürkütücü, korkunç…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严重的, 危急的, 极端的…
in Polish dramatyczny, skrajny…
(Definition of dire from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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