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English definition of “purple”

purple

adjective (COLOUR)    /ˈpɜː.pl̩/ US  /ˈpɝː-/
A2 of a dark reddish-blue colour: purple plums a dark purple bruiseCommon coloursLess common colours purple in the face/purple with rage dark red in the face because of angerThe skin, and skin colour purpleness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Common coloursLess common colours
(Definition of purple adjective (COLOUR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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