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English definition of “quagmire”

quagmire

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkwɒɡmaɪər/
SITUATION a difficult and unpleasant situation: a legal quagmire Difficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters
GROUND an area of wet ground that you can sink intoAreas of land in generalSpace - general words
(Definition of quagmire from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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