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Definition: une ombre

shadow, shade; darkness, obscurity

Il fait 30 degrés à l'ombre - It's 30 degrees (Celsius) in the shade.

Il a peur de son ombre - He's afraid of his own shadow.

Expressions: travailler dans l'ombre - to work behind the scenes; sortir de l'ombre - to come out into the open; rester dans l'ombre - to keep in the background, to remain unclear

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Pronunciation: [o(n)br]

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