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black spot

  
     ( black spots    plural  ) , blackspot  
1       n-count   If you describe a place, time, or part of a situation as a black spot, you mean that it is particularly bad or likely to cause problems.  
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There are recognised black spots in marriages which can lead to trouble...     
2       n-count   A black spot is a place on a road where accidents often happen.  
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The accident happened on a notorious black spot on the A43.     
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n.
police van in which prisoners are transported from the police stations to the jails
slang term
adj.
suffering of a disease; destroyed
o.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease
Medical term
n.
activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on your head and challenge other three friends to do so in order to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research.
also called "ice water challenge", viral campaign on social media during July–August 2014

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