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Antarctic

noun uk   /ænˈtɑːk.tɪk/ us    /-ˈtɑːrk-/
the Antarctic the very cold area around the South Pole that includes Antarctica and the surrounding seas: The protection of the Antarctic from commercial exploitation is an important goal of environmentalists.

Antarctic

adjective uk   /ænˈtɑːk.tɪk/ us    /-ˈtɑːrk-/
belonging or relating to Antarctica or the Antarctic: the Antarctic Ocean/Circle/Zone an Antarctic explorer/expedition
Translations of “Antarctic”
in Spanish antártico…
in French antarctique…
in German die Antarktis…
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