drought

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdraʊt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/draʊt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(drout)


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drought

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [major, severe, crippling] drought
  2. a [life, crop] -threatening drought
  3. a drought in [California]
  4. in the [midst, middle] of a drought
  5. drought has struck [California]
  6. the drought lasted a [month, year]
  7. a [month] -long drought
  8. the drought ended after a [month]
  9. the drought [ruined, killed off, wiped out] crops
  10. the harvest has been [ruined] by the drought
  11. [relieve, alleviate, end] a (severe) drought
  12. a [storm, hurricane] ended the drought
  13. a [hose, sprinkler] ban due to the drought
  14. [control, regulate] water (use) during (the) drought
  15. the longest drought [ever, on record]
  16. a drought of good [luck, players, writing]
  17. a drought of [wins, victories, opportunities]
  18. sports: ended [a worrying, an alarming] goal drought
  19. sports: a five-game [winless, goal, touchdown] drought
n as adj
  1. drought [victims, resistance, control, relief]
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