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English definition of “smog”

smog

noun [S or U]     /smɒɡ/ US  /smɑːɡ/
C1 a mixture of smoke, gases, and chemicals, especially in cities, that makes the atmosphere difficult to breathe and harmful for health: Smog is a major problem in Athens. As we flew into the airport, we could see a murky yellow smog hovering over the city.Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsClouds, dew, fog and steam smoggy     /ˈsmɒɡ.i/ US  /ˈsmɑː.ɡi/ adjective Mexico City is one of the world's smoggiest capitals.Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsClouds, dew, fog and steam
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