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global warmingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈɡloʊ·bəl ˈwɔr·mɪŋ/
a ​gradualincrease in the earth’s ​temperature, caused by ​gases, esp. carbon dioxide , ​surrounding the ​earth
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global warmingnoun [U]

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B2 a ​gradualincrease in ​worldtemperaturescaused by ​gases such as carbon dioxide that are ​collecting in the ​air around the ​earth and ​stoppingheatescaping into ​space
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global warmingnoun [U]

uk   us   ENVIRONMENT
a gradual ​increase in ​world temperatures caused by ​gases in the ​air which prevent ​heat escaping into ​space and are a ​big threat to the future of the earth: Reversing the ​effects of ​global warming may be the greatest ​challenge of our ​time. Fossil ​fuels, such as coal and ​gas, ​produce greenhouse ​gases and contribute to ​global warming. to combat/fight/​tackleglobal warming
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Translations of “global warming”
in Arabic الاحْتِباس الحَراري…
in Korean 지구 온난화…
in Portuguese aquecimento global…
in Catalan escalfament global…
in Japanese 地球温暖化…
in Chinese (Simplified) 全球(气候)变暖…
in Turkish küresel ısınma…
in Russian глобальное потепление…
in Chinese (Traditional) 全球(氣候)暖化…
in Italian riscaldamento globale…
in Polish globalne ocieplenie…
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