cyclone Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"cyclone" in British English

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cyclonenoun [C]

uk   /ˈsaɪ.kləʊn/  us   /-kloʊn/
a ​violenttropicalstorm or ​wind in which the ​airmoves very ​fast in a ​circulardirection
(Definition of cyclone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cyclonenoun [C]

 us   /ˈsɑɪ·kloʊn/
a ​violent and often ​destructivestorm in which the ​wind moves very ​fast in a ​circulardirection
(Definition of cyclone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cyclone”
in Korean 사이클론…
in Arabic إعصار…
in Malaysian siklon…
in French cyclone…
in Russian циклон…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旋風, 氣旋, 龍捲風…
in Italian ciclone…
in Turkish kasırga, hortum, siklon…
in Polish cyklon…
in Spanish ciclón…
in Vietnamese gió xoáy…
in Portuguese ciclone…
in Thai พายุหมุนไซโคลน…
in German der Zyklon…
in Catalan cicló…
in Japanese サイクロン(インド洋の熱帯低気圧)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旋风, 气旋, 龙卷风…
in Indonesian badai…
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