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temperature

noun uk   /ˈtem.prə.tʃər/  us   /-pɚ.ə.tʃɚ/

temperature noun (HEAT LEVEL)

A2 [C or U] the measured amount of heat in a place or in the body: Preheat the oven to a temperature of 200 degrees Celsius. There has been a rise in temperature over the past few days (= the weather has become warmer). The doctor examined him and took his temperature (= measured it).run/have a temperature A2 to have a higher body temperature than normal and to be ill
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temperature noun (OF A SITUATION)

[U] If you say that the temperature in a particular situation is rising, you mean that it is likely to become violent because people have become angry: The temperature of the discussion started to rise as each side added its own arguments.
Translations of “temperature”
in Arabic دَرَجة الحَرارة…
in Korean 온도…
in Malaysian suhu, panas badan…
in French température, fièvre…
in Turkish sıcaklı, ısı…
in Italian temperatura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 熱度, 溫度, 體溫…
in Russian температура…
in Polish temperatura…
in Vietnamese nhiệt độ, sốt…
in Spanish temperatura, fiebre…
in Portuguese temperatura…
in Thai อุณหภูมิ, ระดับความร้อน…
in German die Temperatur…
in Catalan temperatura…
in Japanese 気温, 温度, 体温…
in Indonesian suhu, panas…
in Chinese (Simplified) 热度, 温度, 体温…
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