diamond

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdaɪəmənd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdaɪmənd, ˈdaɪə-/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(dīmənd, dīə-)


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diamond

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [rough, polished, pure] diamond
  2. [drill, mine, sift] for diamonds
  3. [sell, buy, trade] diamonds
  4. [extract, polish, cut, shape] diamonds
  5. is [made, encrusted, decorated] with diamonds
  6. the diamonds are worth [millions] of dollars
  7. [millions] of dollars' worth of diamonds
  8. stole [millions] of dollars in diamonds
  9. the diamond [sold for, fetched] millions
  10. stole diamonds from the [store, safe, vault]
  11. [keep, store] diamonds in a [safe]
  12. a diamond-like [shine, glow, shape, figure]
  13. glitters like a diamond
  14. arrested for [selling] blood diamonds
  15. the [student, player, singer] is a diamond in the rough
  16. cards: the [queen, king, ace] of diamonds
  17. cards: diamonds is the [trump, wild] suit
  18. on the [baseball, infield] diamond
  19. in the shape of a diamond
  20. is shaped like a diamond
n as adj
  1. works in a diamond [exchange, mine]
  2. works in the diamond [trade, business, industry]
  3. a diamond [ring, bracelet, chain, necklace]
  4. [bought, gave] his wife a diamond [ring]
  5. [designs, makes] diamond [jewelry, earrings]
  6. [played, moved] in a diamond formation
adv
  1. a diamond-encrusted [ring]
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