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Antarcticnoun [U]

us   /æntˈɑrk·tɪk, -ˈɑr·t̬ɪk/
the very cold area around the South Pole that includes Antarctica and the surrounding seas
(Definition of Antarctic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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Antarcticnoun

uk   /ænˈtɑːk.tɪk/ us   /ænˈtɑːrk.tɪk/
the Antarctic
the very cold area around the South Pole that includes Antarctica and the surrounding seas: The protection of the Antarctic from commercial exploitation is an important goal of environmentalists.

Antarcticadjective

uk   /ænˈtɑːk.tɪk/ us   /ænˈtɑːrk.tɪk/
belonging or relating to Antarctica or the Antarctic: the Antarctic Ocean/Circle/Zone an Antarctic explorer/expedition
(Definition of Antarctic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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