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English definition of “sunrise”

sunrise

noun  /ˈsʌnˌrɑɪz/ us  

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
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