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climate, weather; mood, atmosphere, tone: The argument made for a tense clime.
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climb – to go up; ascend: climb the stairs, mount, scale: climb a mountain
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Climate: in search of warmer climes.
[Middle English, region of the earth, from Late Latin clima, from Greek klima; see climate.]
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(Physical Geography) poetic a region or its climate
[C16: from Late Latin clima; see climate]
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1. the composite or generally prevailing weather conditions of a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, and winds, throughout the year, averaged over a series of years.
2. a region or area characterized by a given climate: to move to a warm climate.
3. the prevailing attitudes, standards, or conditions of a group, period, or place: a climate of political unrest.
[1350–1400; Middle English: region, latitude < Latin clīmat-, s. of clīma < Greek klima <kli(nein) to slope, lean]
cli•mat′ic (-ˈmæt ɪk) adj.
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|Noun||1.||clime - the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time; "the dank climate of southern Wales"; "plants from a cold clime travel best in winter"|
environmental condition - the state of the environment
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clime[klaɪm] N (liter) (= climate) → clima m; (= country) → región f
in warmer/sunnier climes → en tierras or regiones más cálidas/soleadas
he went off to foreign climes → se marchó a tierras extranjeras
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