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"gold" in American English

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goldnoun [U]

us   /ɡoʊld/
  • gold noun [U] (METAL)

a soft, yellow metal that is highly valued and used esp. in jewelry and as a form of wealth: The price of gold reached a new high Thursday.
gold
adjective [not gradable] us   /ɡoʊld/
She wears lots of gold jewelry.

goldadjective, noun [C/U]

us   /ɡoʊld/
  • gold adjective, noun [C/U] (COLOR)

(of) a bright yellow color: a gold dress [U] His uniform was scarlet and gold.
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"gold" in British English

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goldnoun

uk   /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 a gold watch/necklace
[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.

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goldadjective

uk   /ɡəʊld/ us   /ɡoʊld/
A2 made of gold, or the colour of gold: a gold dome gold paint

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"gold" in Business English

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goldnoun [U]

uk   /ɡəʊld/ us   NATURAL RESOURCES, FINANCE
a valuable metal that is traded, bought and sold, and is used by some governments as a currency: During difficult economic times, gold is considered to be a very safe investment.
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