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adjective bright pronunciation in British English /braɪt/
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adjectivebright
comparativebrighter
superlativebrightest
  1. 1
    [usually before noun] bright colours are strong but not dark
    She was wearing a bright red scarf.
    His eyes are bright blue.
    They have used warm bright colours all through the house.
  2. 2
    full of strong shining light
    It was a bright sunny day.
    I could see a bright light in the sky.
    It’s nice and bright in here (=there is a lot of light).
    bright sunshine/sunlight: We stood blinking in the bright sunshine.
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  3. 3
    a bright person is intelligent and usually young and likely to do well at school or in their careers
    She was married to a bright young lawyer.
    one of the brightest students in the class
    She’s bright enough to know that this is a very good offer.
  4. 4
    happy and lively
    She gave him a bright smile.
    His eyes were bright and hopeful.
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  5. 5
    likely to be successful
    I’m sure there is a very bright future for you in this company.
    The team’s prospects don’t look very bright.

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brightly

 bright pronunciation in British English adverb
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brightness

 bright pronunciation in British English noun [uncountable]

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