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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Meteorology, Geography
typhoonty‧phoon /ˌtaɪˈfuːn◂/ noun [countable]  HEMa very violent tropical stormsee thesaurus at storm, wind
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typhoonI move into the Practice House during a typhoon.But this contempt was like a typhoon blowing away all my resources and possessions.The signing ceremony, fixed for 28 August, had to be postponed until 2 September because of a typhoon.Suddenly a fierce typhoon descends upon the Pequod.Shimoda Harbour was close-packed with scores of fishing boats, gunnel to gunnel, taking refuge from the forecast typhoon.To go out in a Hong Kong typhoon is to experience an almost pleasurable madness.She could not believe that the typhoon winds of change could alter our family.This is because the hottest time coincides with the typhoon season.
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