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summer

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈsʌmər/
A1 the season of the year between spring and autumn, when the weather is warmest: We usually go away in the summer. a long, hot summerThe seasons
summery adjective typical of or suitable for summer: You look very summery in that dress.Describing good weather
Translations of “summer”
in Korean 여름…
in Arabic الصَّيْف…
in French (d’) été…
in Turkish yaz, yaz mevsimi…
in Italian estate…
in Chinese (Traditional) 夏天,夏季…
in Russian лето…
in Polish lato…
in Spanish verano…
in Portuguese verão…
in German der Sommer, Sommer-……
in Catalan estiu…
in Japanese 夏…
in Chinese (Simplified) 夏天,夏季…
(Definition of summer from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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