English - Vietnamese Dictionary
drought /draut/ (drouth) /drauθ/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) sự khô cạn; sự khát
droughtsdraʊtAdvanced English Dictionary
+a shortage of rainfall
+a prolonged shortage
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
[U, C] a long period of time when there is little or no rain: two years of severe drought + one of the worst droughts on record + The country's entire grain harvest has been hit by drought.
severe, terrible, worst
It has been the worst drought in the country's history.
| long, prolonged | summer
VERB + DROUGHT
England has had several summer droughts in recent years.
| cause | break
A week of good rains has broken the drought.
DROUGHT + VERB
Large areas of Africa are affected by severe drought.
DROUGHT + NOUN
Some of the newer plants in the garden died during the drought.
in times of drought, months/years of drought
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