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noun gold pronunciation in American English /ɡoʊld/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a valuable yellow metal used for making jewelry

    The picture frames were made of solid gold.

    22 karat gold

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    1. a.
      [uncountable] things such as jewelry and coins that are made of gold

      Over $80,000 worth of gold was stolen from the safe.

    2. b.
      [countable/uncountable] a medal made of gold that is given to the winner of a race

      So Australia gets the gold and Britain the silver.

      We always thought Sally was going to win gold.

    3. c.
      [uncountable] used for saying that someone or something is very good or valuable

      That girl is pure gold.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] the color of gold

    The boat was painted in black and gold.

    the reds and golds of the autumn foliage

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