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typhoon

noun [C] uk   us   /taɪˈfuːn/
a violent wind that has a circular movement, found in the West Pacific Ocean: The 169,000-ton vessel went down during a typhoon in the South China Sea.
Translations of “typhoon”
in Arabic إعصار…
in Korean 태풍…
in Malaysian taufan…
in French typhon…
in Turkish tayfun…
in Italian tifone…
in Chinese (Traditional) (西太平洋面的)颱風…
in Russian тайфун…
in Polish tajfun…
in Vietnamese bão to…
in Spanish tifón…
in Portuguese tufão…
in Thai พายุไต้ฝุ่น…
in German der Taifun…
in Catalan tifó…
in Japanese 台風…
in Indonesian topan…
in Chinese (Simplified) (西太平洋面的)台风…
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