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"smog" in British English

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smognoun [S or U]

uk   /smɒɡ/  us   /smɑːɡ/
smoggy
adjective uk   /ˈsmɒɡ.i/  us   /ˈsmɑː.ɡi/
Mexico City is one of the world's smoggiest ​capitals.
(Definition of smog from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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smognoun [C/U]

 us   /smɑɡ, smɔɡ/
airpollution caused by ​smoke or ​chemicalsmixing with ​fog: [U] We get a lot of smog ​downtown. [C] A ​poisonous smog ​killed 20 ​people.
smoggy
adjective  us   /ˈsmɑɡ·i, ˈsmɔ·ɡi/
a smoggy ​city/​day
(Definition of smog from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “smog”
in Korean 스모그, 연무…
in Arabic ضَباب ودُخّان…
in Malaysian asbut…
in French smog…
in Russian смог…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指城市中的)煙霧…
in Italian smog…
in Turkish hava kirliliğine sebep olan dumanlı sis…
in Polish smog…
in Spanish niebla mezclada con humo…
in Vietnamese sương khói…
in Portuguese mistura de nevoeiro e poluição…
in Thai หมอกควัน…
in German der Smog…
in Catalan boirum…
in Japanese (空気汚染の)スモッグ…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指城市中的)烟雾…
in Indonesian asap kabut…
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