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English definition of “shine”


verb [I/T] (SEND OUT LIGHT)   /ʃɑɪn/ (past tense and past participle shone  /ʃoʊn/ or shined)
to send out or reflect light: [T] Cops shone their flashlights into the car window. [I] The area shines like Times Square. [I] fig. Her dark eyes shone with happiness (= she looked very happy).
(Definition of shine verb (SEND OUT LIGHT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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