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Meaning of “golden” in the English Dictionary

"golden" in British English

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goldenadjective

uk   /ˈɡəʊl.dən/  us   /ˈɡoʊl-/
  • golden adjective (GOLD)

A2 made of ​gold: a golden ​necklaceA2 the ​colour of ​gold: golden ​hair/​skin miles of golden ​beaches

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  • golden adjective (SPECIAL)

B2 [before noun] special, ​successful, or giving someone an ​advantage: the golden ​days of ​ouryouth He's got a ​place at ​university which gives him a golden opportunity to do ​research in the ​subject which ​interests him. I like ​listening to those ​radiostations that ​play all the golden oldies (= ​oldpopularsongs which ​people still like or which have ​becomeliked again).
(Definition of golden from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"golden" in American English

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goldenadjective

 us   /ˈɡoʊl·dən/
  • golden adjective (WITH AN ADVANTAGE)

advantageous, ​successful, or ​promising: the golden ​days of ​youth They had several golden ​opportunities (= ​especially good ​opportunities) to ​score.
  • golden adjective (OF A COLOR)

of a ​color that ​looks like ​gold; ​yellow; ​warmlightbrown : Bake about seven ​minutes, or until golden.
  • golden adjective (OF METAL)

[not gradable] made of ​gold: a golden ​chain
(Definition of golden from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “golden”
in Arabic ذَهَبي…
in Korean 금빛의…
in Portuguese dourado…
in Catalan daurat…
in Japanese 金の, 金色の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 金, 金质的,金的, 金色(的)…
in Turkish altın sarısı, altından yapılma, altın…
in Russian золотистый, золотой…
in Chinese (Traditional) 金, 金質的,金的, 金色(的)…
in Italian d’oro, dorato…
in Polish złocisty, złoty…
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