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drought

noun [C or U] uk   us   /draʊt/
C2 a long period when there is little or no rain: This year (a) severe drought has ruined the crops.
Translations of “drought”
in Arabic قَحْط, جَفاف…
in Korean 가뭄…
in Malaysian kemarau…
in French sécheresse…
in Turkish kuraklık…
in Italian siccità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 久旱,旱災…
in Russian засуха…
in Polish susza…
in Vietnamese hạn hán…
in Spanish sequía…
in Portuguese seca…
in Thai ความแห้งแล้ง…
in German die Dürre…
in Catalan secada…
in Japanese 干ばつ…
in Indonesian musim kering…
in Chinese (Simplified) 久旱,旱灾…
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