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"subtropical" in British English

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subtropicaladjective

uk   /ˌsʌbˈtrɒp.ɪ.kəl/  us   /-ˈtrɑː.pɪ-/
belonging to or ​relating to ​parts of the ​world that are ​immediatelysouth or ​north of the tropics (= the ​hottestareas) and have very ​hotweather at some ​times of the ​year: a subtropical ​climate Subtropical ​regions are ​cooler than ​equatorialregions.
(Definition of subtropical from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"subtropical" in American English

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subtropicaladjective [not gradable]

 /sʌbˈtrɑp·ɪ·kəl/ (also subtropic,  /sʌbˈtrɑp·ɪk/ )
of or ​characteristic of the ​areasbordering the tropics (= ​hottestarea of the ​earth)
(Definition of subtropical from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “subtropical”
in Spanish subtropical…
in Vietnamese cận nhiệt đới…
in Malaysian subtropika…
in Thai ซึ่งเกี่ยวกับเขตร้อน…
in French subtropical…
in German subtropisch…
in Chinese (Simplified) 亚热带的,副热带的…
in Indonesian subtropis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 亞熱帶的,副熱帶的…
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