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bronzenoun [C/U]

us   /brɑnz/
hard, bright brown metal made of copper and tin, or a statue made of this metal
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uk   /brɒnz/ us   /brɑːnz/
C2 [U] a brown metal made of copper and tin: The church bells are made of bronze.
[U] a dark orange-brown colour, like the metal bronze
[C] a statue (= a large artistic object) made of bronze
C1 [C] also bronze medal a small, round piece of bronze given to a person who finishes third in a competition: He got a bronze in the high jump.

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