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“stunning” in British English

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uk /ˈstʌn.ɪŋ/ us /ˈstʌn.ɪŋ/

stunning adjective (BEAUTIFUL)

B2 extremely beautiful or attractive:

a stunning dress
a stunning view over the bay of Saint Tropez

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adverb uk /ˈstʌn.ɪŋ.li/ us /ˈstʌn.ɪŋ.li/


a stunningly beautiful/attractive woman
He's stunningly naive for a person of his age.

(Definition of “stunning” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“stunning” in American English

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stunningadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈstʌn·ɪŋ/

stunning adjective [ not gradable ] (BEAUTIFUL)

extremely beautiful or attractive:

They make a stunning couple.

stunning adjective [ not gradable ] (SHOCKING)

shocking or surprising:

a stunning victory

(Definition of “stunning” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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