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smog

noun [S or U] uk   /smɒɡ/  us   /smɑːɡ/
C1 a mixture of smoke, gases, and chemicals, especially in cities, that makes the atmosphere difficult to breathe and harmful for health: Smog is a major problem in Athens. As we flew into the airport, we could see a murky yellow smog hovering over the city.
smoggy
adjective uk   /ˈsmɒɡ.i/  us   /ˈsmɑː.ɡi/
Mexico City is one of the world's smoggiest capitals.
Translations of “smog”
in Arabic ضَباب ودُخّان…
in Korean 스모그, 연무…
in Malaysian asbut…
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 Vietnamese sương khói…
in Spanish niebla mezclada con humo…
in Portuguese mistura de nevoeiro e poluição…
in Thai หมอกควัน…
in German der Smog…
in Catalan boirum…
in Japanese (空気汚染の)スモッグ…
in Indonesian asap kabut…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指城市中的)烟雾…
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