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English definition of “fade”

fade

verb [I or T]     /feɪd/
B2 to ( cause to) lose colour , brightness , or strength gradually : If you hang your clothes out in the bright sun , they will fade. My suntan is already fading. They arrived home just as the light was fading (= as it was going dark ). The sun had faded the blue walls .Pale and colourless and causing colour to fade
(Definition of fade verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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