black spot

black spot
UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "black spot":
singular black spot plural black spots British
a) a place on a road where a lot of car accidents happen

Gallows Corner is a notorious accident black spot.

b) a place that has more problems than other places

Government funding is to be directed at the worst unemployment black spots.

2) something bad that spoils an event

English dictionary. 2014.

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