Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of shack.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of shack.

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Examples

  • Mr. Zuma was elected president 18 months ago promising to improve the lives of millions of South Africans who live in shacks in informal settlements without basic services.

    Zuma Carries Out Major South Africa Cabinet Reorganization

  • But he adds that resentment is high against foreigners, especially among the millions of unemployed South Africans who live in shacks without water or sanitation.

    Zimbabwean Immigrants in South Africa Seek Work Permits

  • Yet farmers still live in shacks of mud and cow dung.

    India: Toilets Are Scarce, And Highly Desirable

  • They have a right to dream of a future not where they live in shacks without clean water to drink or food to eat, but where they have the necessities of a healthy life, a future where they can learn to read and write and get an education.

    Building an Agricultural Community: The Model Self-Sufficient Village in Haiti | Impact Lab

  • Most of the victims of catastrophes like flooding and mudslides are poor people who live in shacks in dangerous areas along riverbanks or hillsides.

    El Salvador Update: Can you help? « Planning the Day

  • Alegre, a one time politician and owner of local station, Radio Turquesa, sent squatters to live in shacks on the land, because in Mexico physically occupying a property can often trump owning an official, legal land title.

    Tulum landgrab?

  • Alegre, a one time politician and owner of local station, Radio Turquesa, sent squatters to live in shacks on the land, because in Mexico physically occupying a property can often trump owning an official, legal land title.

    Tulum landgrab?

  • Alegre, a one time politician and owner of local station, Radio Turquesa, sent squatters to live in shacks on the land, because in Mexico physically occupying a property can often trump owning an official, legal land title.

    Tulum landgrab?

  • Alegre, a one time politician and owner of local station, Radio Turquesa, sent squatters to live in shacks on the land, because in Mexico physically occupying a property can often trump owning an official, legal land title.

    Tulum landgrab?

  • Alegre, a one time politician and owner of local station, Radio Turquesa, sent squatters to live in shacks on the land, because in Mexico physically occupying a property can often trump owning an official, legal land title.

    Tulum landgrab?

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