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adjective British English pronunciation: pale /peɪl/ 
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adjectivepale
comparativepaler
superlativepalest

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  1. 3
    less impressive or not as good as before or when compared with someone or something similar
    a pale shadow:

    He's become a pale shadow of his former self.

    a pale imitation:

    The squad had become a pale imitation of the team that defeated New Zealand.

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