colouring Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “colouring” in the English Dictionary

"colouring" in British English

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UK (US coloring) uk   /ˈkʌl.ər.ɪŋ/  us   /-ɚ-/

colouring noun (APPEARANCE)

[S] the ​combinedeffect of a person's ​hair, ​skin, and ​eyecolour: Their colouring is so ​totally different that you would never ​think they were ​sisters.

colouring noun (SUBSTANCE)

[C or U] a ​substance that is ​added to ​food or ​drink to ​changeitscolourartificially: It says on the ​label that no ​preservatives or artificial colourings have been ​added.
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