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noun vein pronunciation in British English /veɪn/
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  1. 3
    [singular] a supply or amount of a particular thing
    vein of: There was a vein of humour in his remarks.
    a rich vein (=a large supply or amount): He certainly has a rich vein of talent.
  2. 4
    [singular] a particular mood, style, or subject
    He continued in this vein for a couple of minutes.
    in the same vein: Her second novel is a thriller, very much in the same vein as the first.


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