plague

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1 plague /ˈpleɪg/ noun
plural plagues
1 plague
/ˈpleɪg/
noun
plural plagues
Learner's definition of PLAGUE
[count] old-fashioned : a large number of harmful or annoying things
: a disease that causes death and that spreads quickly to a large number of people
[count]
[noncount]

avoid (someone or something) like the plague

informal
: to stay away as much as possible from (someone or something)
2 plague /ˈpleɪg/ verb
plagues; plagued; plaguing
2 plague
/ˈpleɪg/
verb
plagues; plagued; plaguing
Learner's definition of PLAGUE
[+ object]
: to cause constant or repeated trouble, illness, etc., for (someone or something)
often used as (be) plagued
: to cause constant worry or distress to (someone) usually used as (be) plagued
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