wildfire Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “wildfire” in the English Dictionary

"wildfire" in British English

See all translations

wildfirenoun [C]

uk   /ˈwaɪld.faɪər/ us   /ˈwaɪld.faɪr/
a fire that is burning strongly and out of control on an area of grass or bushes in the countryside: Major wildfires have destroyed thousands of acres in Idaho.
(Definition of wildfire from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wildfire" in American English

See all translations

wildfirenoun [C]

us   /ˈwɑɪld·fɑɪər/
a powerful fire that burns out of control across a large area: Wildfires destroyed thousands of acres across Oregon.
(Definition of wildfire from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wildfire”
in Arabic نار في فَلاة…
in Korean 도깨비불…
in Portuguese incêndio florestal, fogaréu…
in Catalan incendi…
in Japanese 野火…
in Chinese (Simplified) 野火…
in Chinese (Traditional) 野火…
in Italian incendio…
What is the pronunciation of wildfire?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

biodegrade

to decay naturally and in a way that is not harmful

Word of the Day

decision fatigue noun
decision fatigue noun
May 30, 2016
a decreased ability to make decisions as a result of having too many decisions to make Our brains have a finite number of decisions they can make before they get depleted and become less discerning – so this is called decision fatigue.

Read More