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pitch-darkadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈpɪtʃ ˈdɑrk/
completelydark: In ​winter it was already pitch-dark by 5.
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pitch-darkadjective

uk   us   (also pitch-black)
C2 extremelydark: a ​moonless, pitch-black ​night
pitch-darkness
noun [U] uk   us   (also pitch-blackness)
Suddenly the ​lights went out, and the ​house was ​left in pitch-darkness.
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