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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.

  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.

  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

     brightly pronunciation in British English
adverb

brightness

     brightness pronunciation in British English
noun [uncountable]
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