sunrise Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"sunrise" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈsʌn.raɪz/
B1 [U] (US also sunup) the ​time in the ​morning when the ​sunstarts to ​rise in the ​sky: They went out at sunrise to go bird-watching. We have to ​leave before sunup ​tomorrow.B1 [C] the ​appearance of the ​sky when the ​sunstarts to ​rise: There was a ​beautiful sunrise this ​morning.
(Definition of sunrise from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sunrise" in American English

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 us   /ˈsʌnˌrɑɪz/

sunrise noun (EARLY MORNING)

[U] (also sunup,  /ˈsʌnˌʌp/ ) the ​time in the ​morning when you first ​see the ​sun: In ​winter, I ​leave the ​house before sunrise.

sunrise noun (SKY APPEARANCE)

[C] the ​appearance of the ​sky when the ​sun comes up: a ​beautiful sunrise
(Definition of sunrise from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sunrise”
in Arabic شُروق الشَّمْس, الشُّروق…
in Korean 일출…
in Portuguese nascer do sol…
in Catalan sortida del sol…
in Japanese 日の出…
in Chinese (Simplified) 日出(时分),拂晓,黎明, 晨曦,朝霞…
in Turkish gün doğması…
in Russian восход…
in Chinese (Traditional) 日出(時分),拂曉,黎明, 晨曦,朝霞…
in Italian alba…
in Polish wschód słońca…
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