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Definition of nuance noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[countable, uncountable]
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a very slight difference in meaning, sound, color, or someone's feelings that is not usually very obvious He watched her face intently to catch every nuance of expression. Her singing has both warmth of sound and delicacy of nuance. You need to be able to convey the subtle nuances of meaning of each word.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: nuance