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English definition of “pitch-dark”

pitch-dark

adjective uk   us  
C2 extremely dark: a moonless, pitch-black nightDarkness and becoming darkBlack, white and grey
pitch-darkness
noun [U] uk   (also pitch-blackness) us  
Suddenly the lights went out, and the house was left in pitch-darkness.Darkness and becoming darkBlack, white and grey
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