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rose

verb uk   /rəʊz/  us   /roʊz/
past simple of rise

rose

noun uk   /rəʊz/  us   /roʊz/

rose noun (PLANT)

B1 [C] a garden plant with thorns on its stems and pleasant-smelling flowers, or a flower from this plant: a rose bush She sent him a bunch of red roses.
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rose noun (FOR WATER CONTAINER)

[C] a circular object with small holes in it that is put on the end of a watering can (= a container used for pouring water on plants)

rose noun (COLOUR)

[U] a pink colour: The houses were painted various shades of rose.

rose

adjective uk   /rəʊz/  us   /roʊz/
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