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drought

noun [C or U] uk   /draʊt/ us  
C2 a long period when there is little or no rain: This year (a) severe drought has ruined the crops.
Translations of “drought”
in Korean 가뭄…
in Arabic قَحْط, جَفاف…
in French sécheresse…
in Turkish kuraklık…
in Italian siccità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 久旱,旱災…
in Russian засуха…
in Polish susza…
in Spanish sequía…
in Portuguese seca…
in German die Dürre…
in Catalan secada…
in Japanese 干ばつ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 久旱,旱灾…
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