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red

noun
 
 
/red/
A2 [C, U] the colour of blood Common coloursLess common colours
in the red If your bank account is in the red, you have spent more money than there was in it.Banks and bank accounts
Translations of “red”
in Korean 핏빛, 빨강…
in Arabic الَّلون الأحْمَر…
in French rouge, roux, communiste…
in Turkish al, kan kırmızısı, al renk…
in Italian rosso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 紅,紅色…
in Russian красный цвет…
in Polish czerwień…
in Spanish rojo, pelirrojo, comunista…
in Portuguese vermelho…
in German rot…
in Catalan vermell…
in Japanese 赤, 赤色…
in Chinese (Simplified) 红,红色…
(Definition of red noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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