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grey

noun UK ( US gray)
 
/ɡreɪ/
A2 a colour that is a mixture of black and white
Translations of “grey”
in Korean 회색…
in Arabic اللَّون الرُمادي…
in French gris…
in Turkish gri renk…
in Italian grigio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 灰色(的), 灰白色(的)…
in Russian серый цвет…
in Polish szarość, popiel…
in Spanish gris…
in Portuguese cinza…
in German das Grau…
in Catalan gris…
in Japanese 灰色, グレー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 灰色(的), 灰白色(的)…
(Definition of grey noun from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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