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Arcticnoun

uk   /ˈɑːk.tɪk/  us   /ˈɑːrk-/
the Arctic geography the very cold area around the North Pole: Polar bears live in the Arctic.

Arcticadjective

(also arctic) uk   /ˈɑːk.tɪk/  us   /ˈɑːrk-/
geography, environment belonging or relating to the Arctic: No trees grow in the Arctic regions. figurative very cold: The North of England has been experiencing Arctic conditions these past few days.
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