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pallnoun [C]

 us   /pɔl/
  • pall noun [C] (COVERING)

a dark, thick covering or cloud that blocks light: A heavy pall of smoke from the forest fires blotted out the sun.
A pall can also be a feeling of being unhappy or hopeless: News of his death cast a pall over the evening.

pallverb [I]

 us   /pɔl/
  • pall verb [I] (BECOME LESS GOOD)

to become less interesting or enjoyable: The joy of being his own boss began to pall after working 70-hour weeks.
(Definition of pall from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"pall" in British English

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pallnoun

uk   /pɔːl/  us   /pɑːl/

pallverb [I]

uk   /pɔːl/  us   /pɑːl/
(Definition of pall from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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