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English definition of “dye”

dye

verb [T]  /dɑɪ/ (present participle dyeing, past tense and past participle dyed) us  
to change the color of something using a special liquid: He dyed his hair black.

dye

noun [C/U]  /dɑɪ/ us  
a liquid substance for changing the color of things: [U] She dipped the material into the dye.
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