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1 pale /ˈpeɪl/ adjective
paler; palest
1 pale
/ˈpeɪl/
adjective
paler; palest
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]
2 pale /ˈpeɪl/ verb
pales; paled; paling
2 pale
/ˈpeɪl/
verb
pales; paled; paling
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
3 pale /ˈpeɪl/ noun
3 pale
/ˈpeɪl/
noun
Learner's definition of PALE

beyond the pale

: offensive or unacceptable
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