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“snowdrift” in British English

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snowdriftnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsnəʊ.drɪft/ us /ˈsnoʊ.drɪft/

Examples

  • Snowdrifts blow onto roads and train tracks.
  • Snowdrifts can be many meters high.
  • Strong winds make snowdrifts, large piles of snow that the wind forms.

(Definition of “snowdrift” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“snowdrift” in American English

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snowdriftnoun [ C ]

us /ˈsnoʊˌdrɪft/

a hill of snow created by the wind:

There were some snowdrifts as high as twenty feet.

(Definition of “snowdrift” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)