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Synonyms for desert

abandon

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leave

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abscond

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Synonyms for desert

a tract of unproductive land

something justly deserved

to give up or leave without intending to return or claim again

to abandon one's cause or party usually to join another

Synonyms for desert

arid land with little or no vegetation

leave someone who needs or counts on you

desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army

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leave behind

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Running for the duration of the event, the IWS Exhibition will feature 150 companies from more than 20 countries, who will showcase cutting-edge products and solutions that aim to help arid regions - and especially MENA - to meet their need for water sustainability.
Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak, EAD Secretary General, on January 16, 2013 of the inaugural International Water Summit, will set the tone for action on water scarcity in arid regions, and provide inspiration for the government delegations, policymakers, scientists and business leaders attending this global event.
The grant will be utilized for providing clean drinking water to the residents as well as the refugees living in these four villages of this arid region.
BORREGO SPRINGS - For weeks, officials at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park have been pessimistic about the prospects for this year's wildflower bloom, but the recent rainstorms - some of which reserved a trickle for this arid region east of San Diego - have restored a glimmer of hope.
If the contamination is not treated, hundreds of thousands of people could eventually be exposed to carcinogens in an arid region where no alternative water supply exists.
In an arid region like Southern California, it is important we look out for the future of our citizens by supporting ballot measures that will help fund programs that will benefit our grandchildren and great grandchildren," said Jerry A.
OCED'S Anthony Cox and Men Leong Chew from the Public Utilities Board Singapore will lead an interactive panel discussion on 'Understanding how an Arid Region may Continue Sustainable Growth and Economic Development despite Scarcity Challenges' which will focus on how water scarce regions can take a strategic approach to the role of tariff, tax and transfer (TTT).
A new five-year study by USGS (US Geological Survey) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) scientists will examine the effects of climate change on waterbirds in the Great Basin, which is a large, arid region of the western United States.
Iran has commenced with pilot testing on a solar-powered desalination facility in an arid region in the south of the country.
Rajasthan being an arid region, it faces acute water shortage as lack of proper rainfall in the state leads to depletion in ground water level and also drying up of rivers and lakes.
This arid region is separated from Algeria's Mediterranean population centers by 900 miles of Sahara desert.
Virginia's long-time experience in both the public and private sectors of the water industry, her knowledge of water reuse, her understanding of Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and her leadership experience at Central and West Basin will ensure OCWD moves forward quickly in addressing the challenges of providing groundwater for this growing, arid region.
The agreement allows us to make the best possible use of our produced water, providing a water supply to local landowners and ranchers in this rural, arid region.
Sedentary activity in an arid region may have sparked the replacement of animal-skin clothing with lighter, cloth apparel, he contends.
It consists of 84 turbines towering above an arid region where villagers herd cattle and ride donkey-drawn carts as they have for generations.