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"weather" in American English

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weathernoun [U]

 us   /ˈweð·ər/
  • weather noun [U] (AIR CONDITIONS)

the conditions in the air at a particular time, such as wind, rain, or temperature: I always wear gloves in cold weather. Expect some nasty weather tomorrow, possibly even a thunderstorm.

weatherverb

 us   /ˈweð·ər/
  • weather verb (LIVE THROUGH)

[T] to live through a difficult situation or a problem: She weathered a few professional setbacks this year.
  • weather verb (AIR CONDITIONS)

[I/T] to change in color or form over a period of time because of the effects of sun, wind, rain, or other conditions in the air: [I] The yellow paint will weather to a grayish white.
(Definition of weather from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"weather" in British English

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weathernoun [U]

uk   /ˈweð.ər/  us   /ˈweð.ɚ/
A1 the conditions in the air above the earth such as wind, rain, or temperature, especially at a particular time over a particular area: bad/good/cold/dry/hot/stormy/warm/wet/etc. weather The weather in the mountains can change very quickly, so take appropriate clothing. We're going to have a picnic, weather permitting (= if the weather is good enough).

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weatherverb

uk   /ˈweð.ər/  us   /ˈweð.ɚ/
(Definition of weather from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"weather" in Business English

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weatherverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈweðər/
to deal successfully with a difficult situation or problem: weather a crisis/downturn/recession The company claimed that it would weather the downturn and return to strong growth.
weather the storm
to successfully deal with a very difficult problem: While large financial institutions might be able to weather the storm, many of the smaller traders are likely to go under.
(Definition of weather from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “weather”
in Korean 날씨…
in Arabic طَقْس…
in Malaysian cuaca…
in French temps, météo…
in Russian погода…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天氣, 氣象…
in Italian tempo, clima…
in Turkish hava, hava durumu…
in Polish pogoda…
in Spanish tiempo, clima…
in Vietnamese thời tiết…
in Portuguese tempo, clima…
in Thai สภาพอากาศ…
in German das Wetter, Wetter-……
in Catalan temps, clima…
in Japanese 天気…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天气, 气象…
in Indonesian cuaca…
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