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dye

verb [T] uk   /daɪ/ (present participle dyeing, past tense and past participle dyed) us  
to change the colour of something using a special liquid: For a change, why not dye your T-shirts? [+ obj + adj ] He's dyed his hair black.

dye

noun [C or U] uk   /daɪ/ us  
a substance used to change the colour of something: She dipped the material into the dye. There are dozens of different dyes to choose from.
(Definition of dye from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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