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orange

noun uk   /ˈɒr.ɪndʒ/ us    /ˈɔːr-/

orange noun (FRUIT)

A1 [C] a round sweet fruit that has a thick orange skin and an orange centre divided into many parts: a glass of orange juice
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orange noun (COLOUR)

[C or U] a colour between red and yellow: Orange is her favourite colour.
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orange

adjective uk   /ˈɒr.ɪndʒ/ us    /ˈɔːr-/
A1 of a colour between red and yellow: The setting sun filled the sky with a deep orange glow.
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orangeness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Translations of “orange”
in Korean 오렌지색의…
in Arabic بُرْتُقالي…
in French (d’)orange, orange…
in Turkish turuncu rengi, portakal renginde…
in Italian arancio, arancione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 橙色(的),橘黃色(的)…
in Russian оранжевый…
in Polish pomarańczowy…
in Spanish naranja…
in Portuguese laranja…
in German die Orange, Orangen-…, das Orange…
in Catalan taronja…
in Japanese オレンジ色の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 橙色(的),橘黄色(的)…
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