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English definition of “sunrise”

sunrise

noun uk   /ˈsʌn.raɪz/ us  
B1 [U] (US informal also sun-up) the time in the morning when the sun starts to rise in the sky: They went out at sunrise to go bird-watching. We have to leave before sun-up tomorrow. B1 [C] the appearance of the sky when the sun starts to rise: There was a beautiful sunrise this morning.
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