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global warming

noun [U] uk   us  
B2 a gradual increase in world temperatures caused by gases such as carbon dioxide that are collecting in the air around the Earth and stopping heat escaping into space
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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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