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downpour

noun [C]  us   /ˈdɑʊnˌpɔr, -ˌpoʊr/
a lot of rain falling in a short time
Translations of “downpour”
in Korean 폭우…
in Arabic مَطر غَزير…
in Portuguese aguaceiro, chuvarada…
in Catalan xàfec…
in Japanese 土砂降り…
in Italian acquazzone, diluvio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暴雨,驟雨…
in Russian ливень…
in Turkish sağanak yağış, şiddetli yağmur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 暴雨,骤雨…
in Polish ulewa…
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