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English definition of “gold”

gold

noun     /ɡəʊld/ US  /ɡoʊld/
A2 [U] (symbol Au) a chemical element that is a valuable, shiny, yellow metal used to make coins and jewellery: gold jewellery/bullion a gold watch/necklaceChemical elements [C] (also gold medal) a small disc of gold that is given to the person who wins a competition, especially in a sport: He's running so well, surely he'll take the gold.Prizes, rewards and medals
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