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noun colouring pronunciation in British English /ˈkʌlərɪŋ/
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singularcolouring
pluralcolourings
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the colour of someone’s hair, skin, and eyes

    She has the same colouring as her brother.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a substance that you add to change the colour of something

    food colouring

    the use of additives and colourings

  3. 3
    [uncountable] the activity of adding colour to a picture using pens, pencils etc

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