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weather

noun [U] uk   /ˈweð.ər/  us   //
A1 the conditions in the air above the earth such as wind, rain, or temperature, especially at a particular time over a particular area: bad/good/cold/dry/hot/stormy/warm/wet/etc. weather The weather in the hills can change very quickly, so take suitable clothing. We're going to have a picnic, weather permitting (= if the weather is good enough).
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weather

verb uk   /ˈweð.ər/  us   //

weather verb (DEAL WITH)

[T] to deal successfully with a difficult situation or a problem: As a small new company they did well to weather the recession.

weather verb (AIR CONDITIONS)

[I or T] to change in colour or form over a period of time because of the effects of sun, wind, or other weather conditions: Rock is weathered by the action of ice and changes in temperature. The paint on the outside walls has weathered badly (= has changed and been damaged by the weather).
weathered
adjective uk   /-əd/  us   /-ɚd/
weathered stone/tiles
Translations of “weather”
in Arabic طَقْس…
in Korean 날씨…
in Malaysian cuaca…
in French temps, météo…
in Turkish hava, hava durumu…
in Italian tempo, clima…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天氣, 氣象…
in Russian погода…
in Polish pogoda…
in Vietnamese thời tiết…
in Spanish tiempo, clima…
in Portuguese tempo, clima…
in Thai สภาพอากาศ…
in German das Wetter, Wetter-……
in Catalan temps, clima…
in Japanese 天気…
in Indonesian cuaca…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天气, 气象…
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