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English definition of “golden”

golden

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

golden adjective (GOLD)

A2 made of gold: a golden necklaceMineralogy A2 the colour of gold: golden hair/skin miles of golden beachesLess common coloursCommon coloursHair colour

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).Successful (things or people)Extremely good
(Definition of golden from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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