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tail windnoun [C]

 us   /ˈteɪlˌwɪnd/
a wind ​blowing from behind: Flights from ​America to Europe usually have the ​help of a ​strong tail wind.
(Definition of tail wind from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 顺风…
in Chinese (Traditional) 順風…
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