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  1. drought

    • IPA[draʊt]

    英式

    • n.
      a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall, leading to a shortage of water;a prolonged absence of a specified thing
    • noun: drought, plural noun: droughts

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    • 1. a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall, leading to a shortage of water the cause of Europe's recent droughts crops have failed because of drought
    • a prolonged absence of a specified thing he ended a five-game goal drought
    • 2. archaic, dialect thirst I asked for something to slake my drought
    • n.
      a period of limited rainfall causing new but insubstantial plant growth: the scheme helps rural Australians cope with the effects of the green drought

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      (of a district) officially recognized as being affected by drought and eligible for relief ... we will need a lot more rain before we take these shires off the drought declared list

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[drout]

    美式

    • n.
      a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall, leading to a shortage of water: the cause of Europe's recent droughts crops have failed because of drought

    Oxford American Dictionary