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"diamond" in British English

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diamondnoun

uk   /ˈdaɪə.mənd/ us   /ˈdaɪ.ə.mənd/ /ˈdaɪ.mənd/
  • diamond noun (STONE)

B2 [C or U] a transparent, extremely hard precious stone that is used in jewellery, and in industry for cutting hard things: The tiara was set with diamonds and rubies. a diamond ring/necklace He had worked in the diamond mines of South Africa. diamond-tipped saw blades
diamonds [plural noun]
jewellery made from diamonds: Shall I wear the diamonds or the pearls with this dress?

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"diamond" in American English

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diamondnoun

us   /ˈdɑɪ·mənd, -ə·mənd/
  • diamond noun (STONE)

[C/U] an extremely hard, valuable stone prized as a jewel and having many uses in industry: [U] a diamond engagement ring
  • diamond noun (SHAPE)

geometry [C] a shape with four straight sides that meet to form two wide and two narrow angles, or a square placed with a corner at the bottom
  • diamond noun (CARDS)

[pl] one of the four suits (= groups) of playing cards, the symbol for which is a diamond shape
(Definition of diamond from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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