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English definition of “run”

run

verb [I] (LOSE COLOR)   /rʌn/ (present participle running, past tense ran  /ræn/, past participle run)
(of colors ) to come out of material and mix with other colors , so that the original colors are lost : If you wash the dress in hot water , the colors will run.
(Definition of run verb (LOSE COLOR) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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