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English definition of “light”

light

adjective (BRIGHT)    /laɪt/
B1 lit by the natural light of the day : The big windows make the room feel wonderfully light and airy . It gets light very early these summer mornings . Summer is coming and the evenings are getting lighter (= getting dark later ).The qualities of light
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