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greyadjective

us   /ɡreɪ/ esp. Cdn Br
gray
(Definition of grey from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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greyadjective

US usually gray uk   /ɡreɪ/ us   /ɡreɪ/
  • grey adjective (COLOUR)

A1 of the colour that is a mixture of black and white, the colour of rain clouds: a grey sky
C2 having hair that has become grey or white, usually because of age: He started to go/turn grey in his mid-forties.
B2 used to describe the weather when there are a lot of clouds and little light: Night turned into morning, grey and cold.
greyness
noun [U] US usually grayness uk   /ˈɡreɪ.nəs/ us   /ˈɡreɪ.nəs/

greynoun [C or U]

US usually gray uk   /ɡreɪ/ us   /ɡreɪ/
A2 the colour that is a mixture of black and white, the colour of rain clouds: She was dressed in grey.

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greyverb [I]

US usually gray uk   /ɡreɪ/ us   /ɡreɪ/
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"grey" in Business English

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greyadjective [before noun]

UK US gray uk   /ɡreɪ/ us  
COMMERCE, ECONOMICS used to describe an unofficial but not illegal system in which products are bought in a foreign country and sold more cheaply than in the manufacturer's usual distribution system: Grey trade goods
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MARKETING used to describe people over about 50, considered as a group: The grey generation are turning their backs on employment and starting their own businesses.
(Definition of grey from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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