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noun diamond pronunciation in British English /ˈdaɪəmənd/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a very hard clear colourless stone used in expensive jewellery and for cutting hard objects
    a diamond ring/necklace/bracelet
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  2. 3
    [countable] a playing card with a red diamond shape on it
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      [plural] the suit (=group) of playing cards with red diamond shapes on them. The other suits are clubs, hearts, and spades
      the ten of diamonds
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