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noun shadow pronunciation in American English /ˈʃædoʊ/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] [often plural] an area of darkness that is created when something blocks light
    The kids jumped out of the shadows, trying to scare us.
    in shadow: Even on a bright day, the room was in shadow.
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      [countable] a dark shape made on a surface when someone or something is between that surface and a light
      The trees cast long, scary shadows in the evening light.
      The dogs are always trying to chase their own shadows.
      in the shadow of something: She stood outside in the shadow of a large pine tree.
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    [countable/uncountable] eye shadow
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