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English definition of “lot”

lot

noun (LIFE)    /lɒt/ US  /lɑːt/
sb's lot/the lot of sb the quality of someone's life and the experiences that they have: They should do something to improve the lot of the lowest-paid workers. Do you think he's happy with his lot?Lifestyles and their studyFate and destiny
(Definition of lot noun (LIFE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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