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Then he tends his herd, hunts arctic foxes and finds firewood. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The arctic fox 's fur changed colour. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The arctic roll was okay, despite looking terrifyingly similar to the rabbit wellington. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Inside was an arctic roll, sort of. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A scant step up the food chain from arctic roll, but maybe ten times more expensive. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There he sees an arctic fox and a snowy owl, as well as a polar bear with two cubs less than a month old. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In the wastes of the tundra, they nest on the ground, where their chief enemy is the arctic fox. Times, Sunday Times (2015)After leaving the alligator house, the three also threw a lit cigarette at a chimpanzee and French was seen reaching into the arctic fox enclosure. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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British English: arctic ADJECTIVE
If you describe a place or the weather as arctic, you are emphasizing that it is extremely cold.
The bathroom, with its ancient facilities, is positively arctic.
British English: Arctic /ˈɑːktɪk/ NOUN
The Arctic is the area of the world around the North Pole. It is extremely cold and there is very little light in winter and very little darkness in summer.
...winter in the Arctic.
- American English: Arctic
- Arabic: أَركْتِيك
- Brazilian Portuguese: região ártica
- Chinese: 北极
- Croatian: Arktik
- Czech: Arktida
- Danish: Arktis
- Dutch: noordpool
- European Spanish: Ártico
- Finnish: Arktinen alue
- French: Arctique
- German: Arktik
- Greek: Αρκτική
- Italian: Artico
- Japanese: 北極
- Korean: 북극
- Norwegian: Arktis
- Polish: Arktyka
- European Portuguese: região ártica
- Romanian: Arctica
- Russian: Арктика
- Spanish: Ártico
- Swedish: Arktis
- Thai: บริเวณขั้วโลกเหนือ
- Turkish: Kuzey Kutbu
- Ukrainian: Арктика
- Vietnamese: Bắc Cực
Definition of arctic from the Collins English Dictionary
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