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noun coloring pronunciation in American English /ˈkʌlərɪŋ/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the color of someone’s hair and skin

    She has the same coloring as her brother.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a substance that you add to change the color of something, especially food

    food coloring

    the use of additives and colorings in cheese

  3. 3
    [uncountable] the activity of adding color to a picture using pencils, pens, etc.

    a coloring book


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