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noun gold pronunciation in British English /ɡəʊld/ 
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pluralgolds
  1. 1
    [uncountable] a valuable yellow metal used for making jewellery

    The picture frames were made of solid gold.

    22 carat gold

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    1. a.
      [uncountable] things such as jewellery and coins that are made of gold

      Over £80,000 worth of gold was stolen from the safe.

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    2. b.
      [countable/uncountable] a medal made of gold that is given to the winner of a race

      So Australia gets the gold and Britain the silver.

      We always thought Sally was going to win gold.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] the colour of gold

    The boat was painted in black and gold.

    the reds and golds of the autumn foliage

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