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English definition of “shade”

shade

noun [C/U] (DARKNESS)   /ʃeɪd/
darkness and cooler temperatures caused by something blocking the direct light from the sun: [U] The truck was parked in the shade. A shade is a covering that is put over a light to make it less bright: [C] The lamps had matching shades. A shade is also a cover, usually attached at the top of a window, that can be pulled over a window to block the light or to keep people from looking in.
(Definition of shade noun (DARKNESS) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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