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winternoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈwɪn.tər/ us   /ˈwɪn.t̬ɚ/
A1 the season between autumn and spring, lasting from November to March north of the equator and from May to September south of the equator, when the weather is coldest: I think you tend to eat more in (the) winter. Last winter we went skiing. It's been a surprisingly mild winter. a winter/winter's day winter weather/snow

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winterverb [I + adv/prep]

uk   /ˈwɪn.tər/ us   /ˈwɪn.t̬ɚ/
(especially of a bird) to spend the winter in a particular place: Birds migrate so that they can winter in a warmer country. A lot of older people from northern states winter in Florida or Arizona.
(Definition of winter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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winternoun [C/U]

us   /ˈwɪn·tər/
the season when the weather is coldest between fall and spring, lasting from November to March north of the equator and from May to September south of the equator: [C] last/next/this winter [U] My grandparents often vacation in Florida for part of the winter.
(Definition of winter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “winter”
in Korean 겨울…
in Arabic شِتاء…
in Malaysian musim sejuk, musim salji…
in French (d’)hiver…
in Russian зима…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冬季,冬天…
in Italian inverno…
in Turkish kış, kış mevsimi…
in Polish zima…
in Spanish invierno…
in Vietnamese mùa đông…
in Portuguese inverno…
in Thai ฤดูหนาว…
in German der Winter, Winter-……
in Catalan hivern…
in Japanese 冬…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冬季,冬天…
in Indonesian musim dingin…
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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