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morass

noun [C usually singular] uk   us   /məˈræs/

morass noun [C usually singular] (COMPLICATED SITUATION)

something that is extremely complicated and difficult to deal with and makes any progress almost impossible: The morass of rules and regulations is delaying the start of the project.

morass noun [C usually singular] (WET GROUND)

literary an area of soft, wet ground in which it is easy to get stuck
Translations of “morass”
in Vietnamese đầm lầy, bãi lầy…
in Spanish ciénaga…
in Thai หนอง, บึง…
in Malaysian paya gambut…
in French marécage…
in German der Morast…
in Chinese (Traditional) 複雜處境, 泥沼, 困境…
in Indonesian rawa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 复杂处境, 泥沼, 困境…
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