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arid

adjective uk   /ˈær.ɪd/  us   /ˈer-/
C2 very dry and without enough rain for plants: The desert is so arid that nothing can grow there. formal unsuccessful: After several arid years, the company has started to become successful. formal not interesting and showing no imagination: I found his writing extremely arid.
Translations of “arid”
in Arabic جافّ, قاحِل…
in Korean 볼모의…
in Malaysian kontang…
in French aride…
in Turkish kurak, çorak, çatlamış…
in Italian arido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 乾燥的,乾旱的, 不成功的, 無結果的…
in Russian засушливый…
in Polish suchy, jałowy…
in Vietnamese khô cằn…
in Spanish árido…
in Portuguese árido…
in Thai แห้งแล้ง…
in German trocken…
in Catalan àrid…
in Japanese (非常に)乾燥した…
in Indonesian kering…
in Chinese (Simplified) 干燥的,干旱的, 不成功的, 无结果的…
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