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adjective washed-out pronunciation in British English /ˌwɒʃt ˈaʊt/

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  1. 1
    washed-out clothes have lost a lot of their colour because they have been washed so often
    1. a.
      informal someone who is washed-out looks very pale and ill or tired
  2. 2
    a washed-out road has been damaged so much by rain or a flood that people cannot drive on it

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