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Meaning of “orange” in the English Dictionary

"orange" in British English

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orangenoun

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

A1 [C] a round ​sweetfruit that has a ​thick orange ​skin and an orange ​centredivided into many ​parts: a ​glass of orange juice

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  • orange noun (COLOUR)

[C or U] a ​colour between ​red and ​yellow: Orange is her ​favouritecolour.

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orangeadjective

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

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orangeness
noun [U] uk   us   /-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 ​itssweetjuice
(Definition of orange from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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