Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “the Met Office”

See all translations

the Met Office

noun uk   us  
the British government department that studies weather conditions and says what is expected to happen with the weather: The Met Office says that the heatwave will continue for most of the week. a Met Office forecast/spokesman
Translations of “the Met Office”
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國的)國家氣象局…
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国的)国家气象局…
(Definition of the Met Office from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of the Met Office?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

past participle

the form of a verb, usually made by adding -ed, used in some grammatical structures such as the passive and the present perfect

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More