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adjective warm pronunciation in British English /wɔː(r)m/
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  1. 1
    fairly hot in a way that is comfortable and pleasant
    It was warm enough for us to sit outside.
    I walked fast to keep warm.
    These plants grow well in warmer climates.
    His skin was warm to the touch.
    1. a.
      warm clothes and buildings keep heat in and prevent you from feeling cold
      The kitchen was the warmest room in the house.
      a thick warm coat
    2. b.

      the warm

      a warm place
      You’ll feel better when you’re in the warm.
  2. 2
    kind and friendly in a way that makes other people feel comfortable
    a warm smile
    warm welcome: The hotel extends a warm welcome to overseas guests.
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  3. 3
    warm colours have red, orange, or yellow in them. Colours with blue or green in them are called cool colours
    We chose paint in warm shades of brown and burgundy.


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