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English definition of “sunshine”

sunshine

noun [U] uk   /ˈsʌn.ʃaɪn/ us  

sunshine noun [U] (LIGHT)

B1 the light and heat that come from the sun: The children were out playing in the sunshine.

sunshine noun [U] (PLEASURE)

informal happiness or pleasure: Their grandchildren have brought sunshine into their lives. mainly UK informal used as a form of address, either in a friendly way, or to express unwillingness to accept another person's delays, bad behaviour, etc.: Hello, sunshine! Come on, sunshine, get a move on.
(Definition of sunshine from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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