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jerkwater

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈdʒɜːkˌwɔː.tər/  us   /ˈdʒɝːkˌwɑː.t̬ɚ/ US informal
used to describe a place that is small, not important, and a long way from other places: I grew up in a jerkwater town in the middle of nowhere.
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in Chinese (Traditional) (某地)偏僻而不重要的,偏遠的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (某地)偏僻而不重要的,边远的…
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