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global warming

noun [U]  us   /ˈɡloʊ·bəl ˈwɔr·mɪŋ/
a gradual increase in the earth’s temperature, caused by gases, esp. carbon dioxide , surrounding the earth
Translations of “global warming”
in Korean 지구 온난화…
in Arabic الاحْتِباس الحَراري…
in Portuguese aquecimento global…
in Catalan escalfament global…
in Japanese 地球温暖化…
in Italian riscaldamento globale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 全球(氣候)暖化…
in Russian глобальное потепление…
in Turkish küresel ısınma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 全球(气候)变暖…
in Polish globalne ocieplenie…
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