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nuisance

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈnjuːsəns/ US   /ˈnuːsəns/
LAW someone or something that causes a problem for other people, an area, etc. that may be able to be solved by the law: Residents claim that the company's emissions are harmful and constitute a nuisance.noise/odour/public nuisance The EPA says the landfill is a public nuisance because of the odors.
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