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verb color pronunciation in American English /ˈkʌlər/
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present tense
I/you/we/theycolor
he/she/itcolors
present participlecoloring
past tensecolored
past participlecolored
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  1. 1
    [transitive] to add color to something to make it a different color
    I think I’ll color my hair.
    Rivers and lakes are often colored green by algae.
    1. a.
      [intransitive/transitive] if you color, or if something colors your cheeks, you go red because you are embarrassed
      She looked away from him, coloring slightly.
    2. b.

      color

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      color in

      [transitive] to use pens, pencils, or crayons to add color to a picture
      I’ll draw a shape and you can color it.
      color something blue/green/red etc.: Color the boy’s eyes blue.
  2. 2
    [transitive] to affect someones decision or opinion about something
    Don’t allow the opinions of your friends to color your judgment.
    early experiences that colored her attitude to work
    1. a.

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