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"sunshine" in British English

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sunshinenoun [U]

uk   /ˈsʌn.ʃaɪn/  us   /ˈsʌn.ʃaɪn/
  • sunshine noun [U] (LIGHT)

B1 the light and heat that come from the sun: The children were out playing in the sunshine.

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  • sunshine noun [U] (PLEASURE)

informal happiness or pleasure: Their grandchildren have brought sunshine into their lives.
mainly UK informal used as a form of address, either in a friendly way, or to express unwillingness to accept another person's delays, bad behaviour, etc.: Hello, sunshine! Come on, sunshine, get to work.
(Definition of sunshine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sunshine" in American English

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sunshinenoun [U]

 us   /ˈsʌnˌʃɑɪn/
the light and heat that come from the sun: The towels dried quickly in the sunshine.
(Definition of sunshine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sunshine”
in Arabic أشِعّة الشَّمس…
in Korean 햇빛…
in Portuguese sol, luz do sol…
in Catalan sol, llum solar…
in Japanese 日光, 太陽の光…
in Chinese (Simplified) 光线, 阳光,日照…
in Turkish güneş/gün ışığı…
in Russian солнечный свет…
in Chinese (Traditional) 光線, 陽光,日照…
in Italian sole, luce del sole…
in Polish słońce…
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“sunshine” in British English

A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
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by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

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