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golden

adjective uk   /ˈɡəʊl.dən/ us    /ˈɡoʊl-/

golden adjective (GOLD)

A2 made of gold: a golden necklaceA2 the colour of gold: golden hair/skin miles of golden beaches
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golden adjective (SPECIAL)

B2 [before noun] special, successful, or giving someone an advantage: the golden days of our youth He's got a place at university which gives him a golden opportunity to do research in the subject which interests him. I like listening to those radio stations that play all the golden oldies (= old popular songs which people still like or which have become liked again).
Translations of “golden”
in Korean 금빛의…
in Arabic ذَهَبي…
in Portuguese dourado…
in Catalan daurat…
in Japanese 金の, 金色の…
in Italian d’oro, dorato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 金, 金質的,金的, 金色(的)…
in Russian золотистый, золотой…
in Turkish altın sarısı, altından yapılma, altın…
in Chinese (Simplified) 金, 金质的,金的, 金色(的)…
in Polish złocisty, złoty…
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