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sun

noun [S or U] uk   us   /sʌn/
A1 the star that the Earth moves around, which provides light and heat for the Earth, or the light or heat that the Earth receives from this star: The sun rises in the east and sets in the west. The sun's rays are at their most powerful at midday. I think I've had a bit too much sun today - I've got a headache. Let's go and sit out in the sun. We thought we'd go out for a walk while the sun was shining.
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sun

verb uk   us   /sʌn/
sun yourself to lie or sit somewhere where there is a lot of sun, especially in order to make your skin darker: I sat on the balcony sunning myself.
Translations of “sun”
in Arabic شَمْس…
in Korean 햇빛…
in Malaysian matahari, bintang, sinar matahari…
in French soleil…
in Turkish pazar, pazar günü…
in Italian sole…
in Chinese (Traditional) 周日,星期天…
in Russian воскресенье…
in Polish niedz. (= = niedziela)…
in Vietnamese mặt trời, định tinh, ánh mặt trời…
in Spanish sol…
in Portuguese sol…
in Thai ดวงอาทิตย์, ดาวฤกษ์, แสงอาทิตย์…
in German die Sonne…
in Catalan sol…
in Japanese 日光…
in Indonesian matahari, sinar matahari…
in Chinese (Simplified) 周日,星期天…
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