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1pale/ˈpeɪl/adjective
palerpalest
1pale
/ˈpeɪl/
adjective
palerpalest
Learner's definition of PALE  
[also more pale; most pale]
: light in color
— opposite deep
: having a skin color that is closer to white than is usual or normal
of light : not bright or intense
: dim
: not as good as something else

— paleness

/ˈpeɪlnəs/noun,[noncount]
2pale/ˈpeɪl/verb
palespaledpaling
2pale
/ˈpeɪl/
verb
palespaledpaling
Learner's definition of PALE  
[no object]
: to lose color: to become pale
: to appear less important, good, serious, etc., when compared with something else
3pale/ˈpeɪl/noun
3pale
/ˈpeɪl/
noun
Learner's definition of PALE  

beyond the pale

: offensive or unacceptable
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