purple Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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purpleadjective, noun [C/U]

 us   /ˈpɜr·pəl/
(of) the ​color that is a ​mixture of ​red and ​blue: a purple ​dress [C] The ​walls are a ​pale purple.
(Definition of purple from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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uk   /ˈpɜː.pl̩/  us   /ˈpɝː-/

purple adjective (COLOUR)

A2 of a ​dark reddish-blue ​colour: purple ​plums a ​dark purple ​bruisepurple in the face/purple with rage darkred in the ​face because of ​anger
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purple adjective (STYLE)

UK used to ​describe a ​piece of writing that is ​complicated or ​soundsfalse because the ​writer has ​tried too hard to make the ​styleinteresting: Despite ​occasionalpatches of purple prose, the ​book is ​mostlyclear and ​incisive.
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/

purplenoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈpɜː.pl̩/  us   /ˈpɝː-/
A2 a ​dark reddish-blue ​colour: Purple is my ​favouritecolour. The ​eveningsky was ​full of purples and ​reds.
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(Definition of purple from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “purple”
in Korean 보라색의…
in Arabic بَنَفْسَجي…
in Malaysian ungu…
in French violet…
in Russian фиолетовый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顏色, 紫色的,紫紅色的…
in Italian viola…
in Turkish mor…
in Polish fioletowy…
in Spanish púrpura, morado…
in Vietnamese màu đỏ tía…
in Portuguese roxo, púrpura…
in Thai สีม่วง…
in German purpurn…
in Catalan morat…
in Japanese 紫色の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 颜色, 紫色的,紫红色的…
in Indonesian ungu…
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