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English definition of “pastel”

pastel

adjective
 
 
/ˈpæstəl/ US  /pæsˈtel/
A pastel colour is light: pastel colours/shades pastel pinkThe qualities of colour
pastel noun [C] The bedroom is decorated in pastels (= pale colours).
(Definition of pastel from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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