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shine

verb  us   /ʃɑɪn/

shine verb (SEND OUT LIGHT)

[I/T] (past tense and past participle shone  /ʃoʊn/ or shined) to send out or reflect light: [T] Cops shone their flashlights into the car window. [I] The area shines like Times Square. [I] fig. Her dark eyes shone with happiness (= she looked very happy).

shine verb (MAKE BRIGHT)

[T] to make something smooth and bright by rubbing: He used all my polish to shine his shoes!

shine verb (SHOW ABILITY)

[I] to show great ability in an activity: Shaw is an underrated actor who truly shines in this movie.

shine

noun [C usually sing]  us   /ʃɑɪn/

shine noun [C usually sing] (BRIGHTNESS)

the quality of being bright from reflected light on the surface: The stone was polished to a glossy shine.
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