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cyclone

cyclone  

1 The name given to a tropical cyclone that develops in the Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal. Cyclones usually travel north, on tracks that carry them over Bangladesh.2 See depression.
development

development  

The use of resources to relieve poverty and raise living standards; the means by which a traditional, low-technology society is changed into a modern, high-technology society, with a corresponding ...
dust Bowl

dust Bowl  

An area of the Great Plains region, USA, where a combination of drought and inappropriate farming practices, especially an expansion of wheat production, led to severe deflation and soil erosion ...
productivity

productivity  

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A measure of the output of an organization or economy per unit of input (labour, raw materials, capital, etc.). See also unit labour costs.
trough

trough  

1 An extension of low atmospheric pressure from the central regions of a low-pressure system into a zone where generally higher pressure prevails. The term ‘trough’ is also, and in accordance with ...

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