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drought

drought (drouth)

 
 
pronunciation:
draUt [or] draUth
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an unusually prolonged lack of rain.
The crops were ruined by drought.
definition 2: a prolonged scarcity of anything.
The company suffered from a drought of innovative ideas.
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  farming, weather