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smog

noun [U]
 
 
/smɒɡ/
air pollution in a city that is a mixture of smoke, gases, and chemicalsEnvironmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsClouds, dew, fog and steam
Translations of “smog”
in Korean 스모그, 연무…
in Arabic ضَباب ودُخّان…
in French smog…
in Turkish hava kirliliğine sebep olan dumanlı sis…
in Italian smog…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指城市中的)煙霧…
in Russian смог…
in Polish smog…
in Spanish niebla mezclada con humo…
in Portuguese mistura de nevoeiro e poluição…
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…
(Definition of smog from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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