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1 shadow /ˈʃædoʊ/ noun
plural shadows
1 shadow
/ˈʃædoʊ/
noun
plural shadows
Learner's definition of SHADOW
[count] : a dark shape that appears on a surface when someone or something moves between the surface and a source of light
often used figuratively
: an area of darkness created when a source of light is blocked
[noncount]
[plural]
[singular] : a very small amount of something
[count] : someone who follows another person or who is always seen with another person
[count] : a dark area of skin under a person's eyes usually plural
[count] : someone or something that is now much weaker, less impressive, etc., than in the past + of
2 shadow /ˈʃædoʊ/ verb
shadows; shadowed; shadowing
2 shadow
/ˈʃædoʊ/
verb
shadows; shadowed; shadowing
Learner's definition of SHADOW
[+ object]
: to cover (something) with a shadow usually used as (be) shadowed
: to follow and watch (someone) especially in a secret way : trail
: to follow and watch (someone who is doing a job) in order to learn how to do the job yourself
3 shadow adjective
or Shadow /ˈʃædoʊ/
3 shadow
adjective
or Shadow /ˈʃædoʊ/
Learner's definition of SHADOW
always used before a noun
used to describe the members of the main opposition party in British politics who would be given important positions in the government if their party won a national election
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