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rainbownoun [C]

 us   /ˈreɪnˌboʊ/
an ​arch of many ​colors sometimes ​seen in the ​sky for a ​shorttime when it rains and the ​sun is ​shining
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rainbownoun [C]

uk   /ˈreɪn.bəʊ/  us   /-boʊ/
B2 an arch (= ​curvedshape) of different ​coloursseen in the ​sky when ​rain is ​falling and the ​sun is ​shining: The ​sun came out and we ​saw a rainbow. The ​tropical butterfly's ​wings were ​shimmering with all the ​colours of the rainbow.

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Translations of “rainbow”
in Arabic قَوْس قُزَح…
in Korean 무지개…
in Portuguese arco-íris…
in Catalan arc de Sant Martí…
in Japanese 虹…
in Chinese (Simplified) 彩虹, 虹…
in Turkish gökkuşağı…
in Russian радуга…
in Chinese (Traditional) 彩虹, 虹…
in Italian arcobaleno…
in Polish tęcza…
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