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Definition of Arctic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    Arctic

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈɑrktɪk//
     
    , NAmE//ˈɑrt̮ɪk//
     
     
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  1. 1[only before noun] related to or happening in the regions around the North Pole Arctic explorers compare Antarctic
  2. 2arctic extremely cold The news reported arctic conditions in the city.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Arctic