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English definition of “colour”

colour

verb [T often passive] (INFLUENCE) UK (US color)     /ˈkʌl.ər/ US  //
C2 If something colours your opinion of something, it influences your opinion in a negative way: I'm sure my views on marriage are coloured by my parents' divorce. I'm trying not to let my judgment be coloured by that one incident.Affecting and influencing
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