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noun hair pronunciation in British English /heə(r)/ 
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singularhair
pluralhairs
  1. [uncountable] the mass of thin fibres that grows on your head

    long black hair

    a girl with dark shoulder-length hair

    He wore his hair in a ponytail.

    You need to brush your hair before you go out.

    1. a.
      [uncountable] hair that grows on other parts of the body

      facial/body hair

    2. b.
      [uncountable] the hair that grows from an animal's skin
      Synonyms and related words for this sense of hair
    3. c.
      [countable] a single piece of hair

      a few grey hairs

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