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adjective pale pronunciation in British English /peɪl/
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adjectivepale
comparativepaler
superlativepalest
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  1. 2
    a pale person has skin that is lighter than usual because they are ill, shocked, or worried

    When he returned, he looked pale and weary.

  2. 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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