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"sunrise" in American English

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sunrisenoun

us   /ˈsʌnˌrɑɪz/
  • sunrise noun (EARLY MORNING)

[U] also sunup, /ˈsʌnˌʌp/ the time in the morning when you first see the sun: In winter, I leave the house before sunrise.
  • sunrise noun (SKY APPEARANCE)

[C] the appearance of the sky when the sun comes up: a beautiful sunrise
(Definition of sunrise from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"sunrise" in British English

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sunrisenoun

uk   /ˈsʌn.raɪz/ us   /ˈsʌn.raɪz/
B1 [U] US also sunup the time in the morning when the sun starts to rise in the sky: They went out at sunrise to go bird-watching. We have to leave before sunup tomorrow.
B1 [C] the appearance of the sky when the sun starts to rise: There was a beautiful sunrise this morning.
(Definition of sunrise from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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