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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. 2 arctic extremely cold The news reported arctic conditions in the city.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Arctic