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English definition of “in the air”

in the air

If something is in the air, you feel that it is happening or about to happen: Love/Change/Spring is in the air.About to happenCloseness in distance and time
(Definition of in the air from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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