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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. 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.
  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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