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shadow

noun  /ˈʃæd·oʊ/ us  

shadow noun (DARKNESS)

[C/U] an area of darkness caused when light is blocked by something, usually in a shape similar to the object that is blocking the light: [C] Chloë kept jumping on Tyler’s shadow. [U] This corner of the room is always in shadow. [C] He was standing in the shadows (= a dark area).

shadow noun (SMALL AMOUNT)

[C] a small amount: He saw a shadow of malice in her dark eyes. Are you convinced beyond a shadow of a doubt?

shadow

verb [T]  /ˈʃæd·oʊ/ us  

shadow verb [T] (FOLLOW)

to follow someone closely: Matsuoka was shadowed by a security officer.
Translations of “shadow”
in Korean 그림자…
in Arabic ظِل, خيال…
in French ombre, obscurité, cerne…
in Turkish gölge, loşluk, yarı karanlık…
in Italian ombra…
in Chinese (Traditional) 黑暗, 陰影,影子, 黑眼圈…
in Russian тень (от предмета)…
in Polish cień…
in Spanish sombra, ojera…
in Portuguese sombra…
in German der Schatten, die Spur…
in Catalan ombra…
in Japanese 陰, 影…
in Chinese (Simplified) 黑暗, 阴影,影子, 黑眼圈…
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