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winter

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈwɪntər/
A1 the coldest season of the year, between autumn and spring: We went skiing last winter. a mild winterThe seasons
wintry
 
 
/ˈwɪntri/ adjective
cold and typical of winter: wintry showers (= snow mixed with rain) →  See also the dead of night/winter The seasonsColdSnow and ice
Translations of “winter”
in Arabic شِتاء…
in Korean 겨울…
in Malaysian musim sejuk, musim salji…
in French (d’)hiver…
in Turkish kış, kış mevsimi…
in Italian inverno…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冬季,冬天…
in Russian зима…
in Polish zima…
in Vietnamese mùa đông…
in Spanish invierno…
in Portuguese inverno…
in Thai ฤดูหนาว…
in German der Winter, Winter-……
in Catalan hivern…
in Japanese 冬…
in Indonesian musim dingin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冬季,冬天…
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