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mirenoun [C usually sing]

us   /mɑɪər/
an area of deep, wet, sticky earth, or fig. any messy situation: The cart’s wheels sank in the red mire.

mireverb [T]

us   /mɑɪər/
to cause something to sink in deep, wet, sticky earth, or fig. to cause someone or an activity to become trapped in a difficult situation: fig. At the time the country was mired in the Great Depression.
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(Definition of mire from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mire”
in Chinese (Simplified) 泥沼, 泥潭, 沼泽…
in Chinese (Traditional) 泥沼, 泥潭, 沼澤…
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