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bronze

noun uk   /brɒnz/ us    /brɑːnz/
C2 [U] a brown metal made of copper and tin : The church bells are made of bronze. [U] a dark orange-brown colour, like the metal bronze [C] a statue (= a large artistic object) made of bronzeC1 [C] ( also bronze medal) a small, round piece of bronze given to a person who finishes third in a competition: He got a bronze in the high jump.
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adjective uk   /brɒnz/ us    /brɑːnz/
C2 being dark orange-brown in colour, like the metal bronze
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