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drought

noun [C, U]
 
 
/draʊt/
a long period when there is no rain and people do not have enough water: A severe drought ruined the crops.Dry weather, arid conditions and dryness
Translations of “drought”
in Korean 가뭄…
in Arabic قَحْط, جَفاف…
in French sécheresse…
in Turkish kuraklık…
in Italian siccità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 久旱,旱災…
in Russian засуха…
in Polish susza…
in Spanish sequía…
in Portuguese seca…
in German die Dürre…
in Catalan secada…
in Japanese 干ばつ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 久旱,旱灾…
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