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snow

noun uk   /snəʊ/  us   /snoʊ/

snow noun (WEATHER)

A1 [U] the small, soft, white pieces of ice that sometimes fall from the sky when it is cold, or the white layer on the ground and other surfaces that it forms: Outside the snow began to fall. Let's go and play in the snow! A blanket of snow lay on the ground. Her hair was jet-black, her lips ruby-red and her skin as white as snow. [C] a single fall of snow: We haven't had many heavy snows this winter.
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snow noun (DRUG)

[U] slang →  cocaine

snow

verb uk   /snəʊ/  us   /snoʊ/

snow verb (WEATHER)

A2 [I] If it snows, snow falls from the sky: It's snowing. It's starting to snow. It had snowed overnight and a thick white layer covered the ground.be snowed in C2 to be unable to travel away from a place because of very heavy snow: We were snowed in for four days last winter.
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snow verb (TRICK)

[T] US informal to deceive or trick someone by clever talk or by giving them a lot of information: She always snowing the bosses with statistics.
Translations of “snow”
in Arabic ثَلْج…
in Korean 눈…
in Malaysian salji…
in French neige…
in Turkish kar…
in Italian neve…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天氣, 雪, 積雪…
in Russian снег…
in Polish śnieg…
in Vietnamese tuyết…
in Spanish nieve…
in Portuguese neve…
in Thai หิมะ…
in German der Schnee…
in Catalan neu…
in Japanese 雪…
in Indonesian salju…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天气, 雪, 积雪…
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