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Meaning of “blur” in the English Dictionary

"blur" in British English

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blurnoun [S]

uk   /blɜːr/  us   /blɝː/

blurverb [I or T]

uk   /blɜːr/  us   /blɝː/ (-rr-)
(Definition of blur from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"blur" in American English

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blurnoun [U]

 us   /blɜr/
something whose ​shape is not ​clear A blur is also something that you cannot ​rememberclearly: It all ​happened so ​long ago that it’s just a blur to me now.
blurry
adjective  us   /ˈblɜr·i, ˈblʌr·i/
The ​exhibit consisted of blurry, blown-up, black-and-white ​photographs.

blurverb [I/T]

 /blɜr/
(-rr-) to ​becomeunclear, or to make something hard to ​see: [T] These ​deals are blurring the ​distinction between ​local and ​long-distancetelephoneservice. (-rr-) If a ​memory has blurred or something has blurred it, it ​becomes hard to ​rememberclearly: My ​childhoodmemories are already blurring.
blurred
adjective  us   /blɜrd/
People who ​developmeningitis can get a ​stiffneck, blurred ​vision, and ​headaches.
(Definition of blur from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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