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Lack of rain - synonyms or related words



a long period of time when there is little or no rain and crops die



dry weather is when there is no rain

the dry season


a period of the year in some countries during which rain does not usually fall

dust bowl


a region where there are a lot of dust storms because the soil has become dry because of a lack of rain



if the rains fail, it does not rain during the usual season or time of the year

keep off

British if rain or snow keeps off, it does not fall, although you expected it to



if hot weather parches the ground, it makes it extremely dry


gig economy

an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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fake news

a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

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