- n.干旱（时期），旱季; 旱灾; （长期的）缺乏; 枯竭;
- 复数: droughts;
Water allotments to farmers were cut back in the drought.
two years of severe drought
The summer drought has dealt a heavy blow to the government's economic record.
In fact, the panic is overdone. As the map shows, the drought has been confined to the south and east of Britain.
The only reason I was divining for water was because of the drought.
The path was dry and slithery from the drought.
Experts believe that the coming drought will be extensive.
The UN wants to send food aid to 10 countries in Africa severely affected by the drought.
In fact many food crops failed because of the drought.
The drought there is stretching American resources.
The drought has severely disrupted agricultural production.
Drought has left more than two million people close to starvation.
They were already under stress, thanks to the aftershock of last year's drought.
The drought has intensified.
They had to contend against drought.
The crops failed because of the drought.
The ground is as hard as stone after the drought.
Hundreds of sheep perished that year because of drought.
True, the drought is serious, but it can't scare us.
Money and food were sent to the impoverished drought victims.
The drought did a lot of harm to the crops.
He has put his heart and soul into the task of combating the drought.
To combat drought and protect the seedlings is a matter of great urgency.
All the villagers , men and women , old and young, took part in the battle against the drought.
The scarcity of fruit was caused by the drought.
To meet an old friend in a distant land is like refreshing rain after a long drought.
Most parts of African countries have suffered from drought in recent years.
The drought has eased up.
The crops died during the drought.
Uncommonly severe droughts brought on by global climate changes have led to forest-eating wildfires from Australia to Indonesia, but nowhere more acutely than in the Amazon.
Trees need more water as temperatures rise, but the prolonged droughts have robbed them of moisture, making whole forests easily cleared of trees and turned into farmland
The picture worsens with each round of El Nino, the unusually warm currents in the Pacific Ocean that drive up temperatures and invariably presage (预示) droughts and fires in the rain forest.
A multi-year drought (干旱) in south-east Brazil is becoming worse.
2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
Droughts become more harmful than floods.
2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项
Even this increase could sink some islands, worse drought (干旱) and drive a decline of up to a third in the number of species.
2016年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
Poor countries suffer less from droughts economically.
2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项
Though heavy rains brought about by el nino may relieve the drought in California, they are likely to cause surface flooding and other disasters.
2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文收起真题例句
1. a temporary shortage of rainfall
2. a prolonged shortage
drought 干旱, 缺乏
drain 耗尽,排水, 流干