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"torrid" in American English

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torridadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈtɔr·əd, ˈtɑr-/
(of ​weather) ​extremelyhot: Summers in the ​tropics are torrid.
involving very ​powerfulemotions
performing or doing something ​extremely well: He ​kept up his torrid ​hittingpace with a sixth ​homer in eight ​days. After a ​couple of ​months of torrid ​sales, ​businessbegan to ​settle down.
(Definition of torrid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







(Definition of torrid from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"torrid" in Business English

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torridadjective

uk   us   /ˈtɒrɪd/ informal
a torrid ​period of ​time is ​full of difficult problems: The ​manufacturingsector is going through torrid ​times. These were a torrid few days for Spanish ​investors.
(Definition of torrid from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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