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verb winter pronunciation in British English /ˈwɪntə(r)/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlewintering
past tensewintered
past participlewintered
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to spend the winter in a particular place
    winter in: For the past seven years, she has wintered in Southern California.
  2. 2
    [transitive] to keep animals in a particular place during winter
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