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English definition of “anticyclone”

anticyclone

noun [C]     /ˌæn.tiˈsaɪ.kləʊn/ US  /-t̬iˈsaɪ.kloʊn/
an area of high atmospheric pressure that causes calm weather: Anticyclones cause cloudless blue skies and high temperatures in summer.Describing good weather
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