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hairnoun [C or U]

uk   /heər/ us   /her/
A1 the mass of thin thread-like structures on the head of a person, or any of these structures that grow out of the skin of a person or animal: He's got short, dark hair. I'm going to have/get my hair cut. She brushed her long, red hair. He had lost his hair by the time he was 25. He's starting to get a few grey hairs now. I found a hair in my soup.

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hairnoun

us   /heər/
the mass of thin structures on the head of a person, or any of these structures that grow out of the skin of a person or animal: [U] blond/curly/wavy hair [C] I already have a few gray hairs. [U] I have to get my hair cut this week.
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