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blizzard

noun uk   /ˈblɪz.əd/  us   /-ɚd/

blizzard noun (SNOW)

[C] a severe snow storm with strong winds: We once got stuck in a blizzard for six hours. Blizzard conditions made the main roads almost impassable.

blizzard noun (LARGE AMOUNT)

[S] informal a large amount of something that arrives or is produced together in a confusing or badly organized way: a blizzard of statistics/handouts
Translations of “blizzard”
in Arabic عاصِفة ثَلْجِيّة…
in Korean 눈보라…
in Malaysian ribut salji…
in French blizzard…
in Turkish kar fırtınası, tipi…
in Italian bufera di neve, tormenta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雪, 暴風雪, 雪暴…
in Russian метель…
in Polish zamieć, śnieżyca…
in Vietnamese trận bão tuyết…
in Spanish ventisca, tempestad de viento y nieve, nevasca…
in Portuguese nevasca…
in Thai พายุหิมะ…
in German der Schneesturm…
in Catalan borrufada…
in Japanese 猛ふぶき, ブリザード…
in Indonesian badai salju…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雪, 暴风雪, 雪暴…
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