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English definition of “faded”

faded

adjective uk   /ˈfeɪ.dɪd/ us  
less bright in colour than before: faded jeans faded curtains/wallpaperfigurative a faded beauty (= a woman who was beautiful in the past)Pale and colourless and causing colour to fade
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