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sunshinenoun [U]

 us   /ˈsʌnˌʃɑɪn/
the ​light and ​heat that come from the ​sun: The ​towelsdriedquickly in the sunshine.
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sunshinenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈsʌn.ʃaɪn/

sunshine noun [U] (LIGHT)

B1 the ​light and ​heat that come from the ​sun: The ​children were out ​playing in the sunshine.
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sunshine noun [U] (PLEASURE)

informal happiness or ​pleasure: Their ​grandchildren have brought sunshine into ​theirlives. mainly UK informal used as a ​form of ​address, either in a ​friendly way, or to ​expressunwillingness to ​accept another person's ​delays, ​badbehaviour, etc.: Hello, sunshine! Come on, sunshine, get to ​work.
(Definition of sunshine from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sunshine”
in Arabic أشِعّة الشَّمس…
in Korean 햇빛…
in Portuguese sol, luz do sol…
in Catalan sol, llum solar…
in Japanese 日光, 太陽の光…
in Chinese (Simplified) 光线, 阳光,日照…
in Turkish güneş/gün ışığı…
in Russian солнечный свет…
in Chinese (Traditional) 光線, 陽光,日照…
in Italian sole, luce del sole…
in Polish słońce…
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