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vice-ridden Syllabification: vice-rid·den
Pronunciation: /ˈvīsˌridn/

Definition of vice-ridden in English:


1(Of a place) having a high incidence of activity involving prostitution, pornography, or drugs: a vice-ridden hub for violent suburban youths
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  • The need to escape the overcrowded and vice-ridden "Tenderloin" district prompted many ambitious black families to seek accommodations in Harlem.
  • This new movie lifts the lid on the murky, back-stabbing, vice-ridden world of the movie agent.
  • During her time in the vice-ridden West End and Soho of the 1950s, she weathered her fair share of violent confrontations.
1.1(Of a person) engaging in immoral or dissolute behavior: the present generation of college students is more studious and less vice-ridden
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