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"red" in British English

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redadjective

uk   /red/  us   /red/ (redder, reddest)
A1 of the colour of fresh blood: red lipstick The dress was bright red.
A2 used to describe hair that is an orange-brown colour
go/turn (bright) red
B2 If you go/turn red, your face becomes red because you are angry or embarrassed: Look, you've embarrassed him - he's gone bright red!
If your eyes are red, the white part of your eyes and the skin around your eyes is red, because of crying, tiredness, too much alcohol, etc.

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redness
noun [U] uk   /ˈred.nəs/  us   /ˈred.nəs/
Her scar healed, but the redness remained for a long time.

rednoun [C or U]

uk   /red/  us   /red/

Rednoun [C]

uk   /red/  us   /red/ mainly disapproving
(Definition of red from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"red" in American English

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redadjective, noun [C/U]

 us   /red/ (-dd-)
(of) the color of fresh blood: red gloves [U] She wore red. [C] These reds don’t match.
physics Red is also the color of light with the longest waves that humans can see.
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Rednoun [C]

 /red/
world history a communist (= a person who believes in shared ownership of property and control of the methods of production)
(Definition of red from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"red" in Business English

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rednoun

uk   us   /red/
in the red
FINANCE a company or organization that is in the red has lost money in a particular period: Currently the group is in the red by $1.7 million.
STOCK MARKET shares that are in the red have fallen in value: Almost all stocks on the FTSE 250 were in the red and the index finished 426.8 points lower.
BANKING a bank account that is in the red has an amount that is less than zero: Increasing numbers of people are finding their bank balances in the red once they've paid their monthly bills.
into the red
FINANCE, BANKING into a situation where you are losing money after making a profit: go/fall/slide into the red Many technology firms have fallen deep into the red after a collapse in revenues from the telecoms industry.
STOCK MARKET if a stock market goes into the red, it falls to a value that is below the one at which it started: go/fall/slide into the red Stock markets slid into the red by late morning.
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(Definition of red from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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