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hurricanenoun [C]

 us   /ˈhɜr·əˌkeɪn, ˈhʌr·ə-/
earth science a ​violentstorm with ​strongcircularwinds of at least 72 ​miles (or 118 ​kilometers) ​perhour, esp. in the ​western Atlantic Ocean
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hurricanenoun [C]

uk   /ˈhʌr.ɪ.kən/ /ˈhʌr.ɪ.keɪn/  us   /ˈhɝː.ɪ.keɪn/  /ˈhɝː.ɪ.kən/
a ​violentwind that has a ​circularmovement, ​especially in the ​West Atlantic Ocean: The ​state of Florida was hit by a hurricane that did ​seriousdamage. Hurricane ​force (= very ​strong)winds are ​expectedtonight.

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Translations of “hurricane”
in Korean 허리케인…
in Arabic إعْصار…
in Malaysian hurikan…
in French ouragan…
in Russian ураган…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指西大西洋的)颶風…
in Italian uragano…
in Turkish kasırga, hortum, bora…
in Polish huragan…
in Spanish huracán…
in Vietnamese bão…
in Portuguese furacão…
in Thai พายุเฮอริเคน…
in German der Hurrikan…
in Catalan huracà…
in Japanese ハリケーン…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指西大西洋的)飓风…
in Indonesian topan…
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