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"orange" in British English

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orangenoun

uk   /ˈɒr.ɪndʒ/  us   /ˈɔːr.ɪndʒ/
  • orange noun (FRUIT)

A1 [C] a round sweet fruit that has a thick orange skin and an orange centre divided into many parts: a glass of orange juice

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orangeadjective

uk   /ˈɒr.ɪndʒ/  us   /ˈɔːr.ɪndʒ/
A1 of a colour between red and yellow: The setting sun filled the sky with a deep orange glow.

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orangeness
noun [U] uk   /ˈɒr.ɪndʒ.nəs/  us   /ˈɔːr.ɪndʒ.nəs/
(Definition of orange from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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orangeadjective, noun [U]

 us   /ˈɔr·ɪndʒ, ˈɑr-/
  • orange adjective, noun [U] (COLOR)

(of) the color that is a mixture of red and yellow: an orange jacket The setting sun made the sky orange.

orangenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈɔr·ɪndʒ, ˈɑr-/
  • orange noun [C/U] (FRUIT)

a round, orange-colored fruit that is valued mainly for its sweet juice
(Definition of orange from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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