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climate

noun uk   us   /ˈklaɪ.mət/

climate noun (WEATHER)

B1 [C or U] the general weather conditions usually found in a particular place: a hot/dry/harsh climate The Mediterranean climate is good for growing citrus fruits and grapes. When we retire, we're going to move to a warmer climate.
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climate noun (SITUATION)

C2 [C] the general development of a situation, or the situation, feelings, and opinions that exist at a particular time: the political/social climate I don't think we should expand our business in the current economic climate. Terrorism creates a climate of fear.
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Translations of “climate”
in Arabic مُناخ…
in Korean 기후…
in Malaysian iklim…
in French climat…
in Turkish iklim, hava durumu, ortam…
in Italian clima…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天氣, 氣候…
in Russian климат, обстановка…
in Polish klimat…
in Vietnamese khí hậu, không khí…
in Spanish clima, situación…
in Portuguese clima…
in Thai สภาพอากาศ, สถานการณ์ของประเทศ…
in German das Klima, das Umfeld…
in Catalan clima…
in Japanese 気候…
in Indonesian iklim, suasana…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天气, 气候…
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