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adjective     colored pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    [usually before noun] red, green, blue, etc. rather than transparent or black or white

    colored glass

    pieces of colored paper

    brightly colored:

    a woman wearing a brightly colored dress

  2. 2
    colored hair has been treated with a chemical to make it change color
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  3. 3
    offensive someone who is colored is a black person. Older white people sometimes use this word thinking it is polite, but black people consider it offensive.
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