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verb [transitive]     shadow pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participleshadowing
past tenseshadowed
past participleshadowed
  1. 1
    to follow someone wherever they go, especially secretly

    Guards shadowed the escaped prisoners for several miles before capturing them.

    1. a.
      to follow someone in their job to try and learn from them
  2. 2
    to stop light from getting to something

    A large hat shadowed her eyes.


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the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards

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