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haplessadjective

 us   /ˈhæp·ləs/
unlucky: hapless victims of the earthquake
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"hapless" in British English

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haplessadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈhæp.ləs/  us   /ˈhæp.ləs/ formal
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Translations of “hapless”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不幸运的, 不愉快的…
in Turkish talihsiz, bahtsız, şanssız…
in Russian злополучный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不幸運的, 不愉快的…
in Polish nieszczęsny…
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“hapless” in English

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