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orange

adjective, noun [U]  /ˈɔr·ɪndʒ, ˈɑr-/ us  

orange adjective, noun [U] (COLOR)

(of) the color that is a mixture of red and yellow: an orange jacket The setting sun made the sky orange.

orange

noun [C/U]  /ˈɔr·ɪndʒ, ˈɑr-/ us  

orange noun [C/U] (FRUIT)

a round, orange-colored fruit that is valued mainly for its sweet juice
Translations of “orange”
in Korean 오렌지색의…
in Arabic بُرْتُقالي…
in French (d’)orange, orange…
in Turkish turuncu rengi, portakal renginde…
in Italian arancio, arancione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 橙色(的),橘黃色(的)…
in Russian оранжевый…
in Polish pomarańczowy…
in Spanish naranja…
in Portuguese laranja…
in German die Orange, Orangen-…, das Orange…
in Catalan taronja…
in Japanese オレンジ色の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 橙色(的),橘黄色(的)…
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