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Definition of “drought” - Learner’s Dictionary

drought

noun [C, U]     /draʊt/
a long period when there is no rain and people do not have enough water: A severe drought ruined the crops.Dry weather, arid conditions and dryness
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…
(Definition of drought from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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