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rainbownoun [C]

uk   /ˈreɪn.bəʊ/ us   /-boʊ/
B2 an arch (= curved shape) of different colours seen in the sky when rain is falling and the sun is shining: The sun came out and we saw a rainbow. The tropical butterfly's wings were shimmering with all the colours of the rainbow.

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(Definition of rainbow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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rainbownoun [C]

us   /ˈreɪnˌboʊ/
an arch of many colors sometimes seen in the sky for a short time when it rains and the sun is shining
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Translations of “rainbow”
in Arabic قَوْس قُزَح…
in Korean 무지개…
in Portuguese arco-íris…
in Catalan arc de Sant Martí…
in Japanese 虹…
in Chinese (Simplified) 彩虹, 虹…
in Turkish gökkuşağı…
in Russian радуга…
in Chinese (Traditional) 彩虹, 虹…
in Italian arcobaleno…
in Polish tęcza…
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