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adjective     barren pronunciation in British English
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  1. 2
    without any interesting or positive features
    1. a.
      a barren period is one in which you have no success

      After 15 barren years, the club had at last won a major trophy.

  2. 3
    old-fashioned a woman who is barren cannot have babies

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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