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adjective gray pronunciation in American English /ɡreɪ/
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  1. 1
    between black and white in color. If something is similar to this color, you can say that it is a grayish color
    He wore a dark gray suit.
    The water was a grayish-green.
  2. 2
    if someone goes or turns gray, their hair starts to become white
    She seems to have gone gray very quickly.
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  3. 4
    used for describing the weather or the light when it is not very bright because there is a lot of cloud
    a gray day in February
    The rain stopped and the gray skies began to clear.
  4. 5
    the drab gray tedium of his life
  5. 7
    [only before noun] used for describing issues that relate to or affect old people
    the gray vote

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