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noun sunrise pronunciation in British English /ˈsʌnˌraɪz/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the time in the early morning when the sun first appears in the sky with the light of a new day

    We need to set off long before sunrise.

  2. 2
    [countable] the appearance of the sky when the sun first appears in the morning

    There was a glorious sunrise over the mountains.

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