Meaning of TEMPEST in English

TEMPEST

transcription, транскрипция: [ tempɪst ]

( tempests)

1.

A tempest is a very violent storm. ( LITERARY )

N-COUNT

2.

You can refer to a situation in which people are very angry or excited as a tempest . ( LITERARY )

I hadn’t foreseen the tempest my request would cause...

= storm

a tempest in a teapot: see teapot

N-COUNT : usu with supp

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