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shadow

noun [C/U] (DARKNESS)   /ˈʃæd·oʊ/
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).
(Definition of shadow noun (DARKNESS) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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