plight

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈplaɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/plaɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(plīt)


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plight

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the plight of [refugees, women]
  2. the plight of the [unemployed, homeless]
  3. the plight of those [living under oppression, without legal protections]
  4. their plight and suffering
  5. [moved, touched] by the plight of
  6. raise [funds for, awareness of] their plight
  7. relieve the plight of [refugees]
  8. a [sad, sorry, desperate] plight
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