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adjective light pronunciation in British English /laɪt/ 
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adjectivelight
comparativelighter
superlativelightest
  1. 1
    very bright because of light from the sun

    The room is light and airy.

    1. a.
      if it is light, you can see because it is day and not night

      I want to get home while it's still light.

      it gets light (=it becomes light enough to see):

      It gets light around 5 am.

  2. 3
    not weighing much, or weighing less than you expect

    The table is a lot lighter than it looks.

    as light as a feather (=extremely light):

    The younger children are as light as a feather.

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