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"downpour" in British English

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downpournoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈdaʊn.pɔːr/  us   /-pɔːr/
a lot of ​rain in a ​shorttime
(Definition of downpour from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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downpournoun [C]

 us   /ˈdɑʊnˌpɔr, -ˌpoʊr/
a lot of ​rainfalling in a ​shorttime
(Definition of downpour from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “downpour”
in Arabic مَطر غَزير…
in Korean 폭우…
in Portuguese aguaceiro, chuvarada…
in Catalan xàfec…
in Japanese 土砂降り…
in Chinese (Simplified) 暴雨,骤雨…
in Turkish sağanak yağış, şiddetli yağmur…
in Russian ливень…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暴雨,驟雨…
in Italian acquazzone, diluvio…
in Polish ulewa…
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