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English definition of “colour”

colour

noun (SYMBOL) UK (US color)     /ˈkʌl.ər/ US  //
colours [plural] (at school , college , or university ) an honour given to people who have been chosen for a sports team , often represented by a special symbol on a shirt or tie : She was awarded her colours for hockey /her hockey colours at the end of term .Prizes, rewards and medals the official flag of a country , ship , or military group : regimental coloursFlags
(Definition of colour noun (SYMBOL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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