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noun [countable]     beacon pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    a bright light or fire that shines in the dark and is used as a signal to warn people against danger or to show them the way somewhere
  2. 2
    mainly literary someone or something that encourages people and gives them a good example to follow
    beacon of:

    He called the country “a beacon of democracy and freedom.”


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