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sunrisenoun

uk   /ˈsʌn.raɪz/  us   /ˈsʌn.raɪz/
B1 [U] (US also sunup) the time in the morning when the sun starts 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 sun starts to rise: There was a beautiful sunrise this morning.
(Definition of sunrise from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sunrisenoun

 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)
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