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tan

adjective, noun [U]  /tæn/ (-nn-) us  

tan adjective, noun [U] (COLOR)

(of) a light brown or yellow-brown color: a tan jacket

tan

noun [C usually sing]  /tæn/ ( also suntan) us  

tan noun [C usually sing] (SKIN)

the darker skin that white people often get from being in the sun: Ann’s sundress shows off her tan.
tan
adjective  /tæn/ (-nn-) ( also tanned) us  
a tanned face

tan

verb  /tæn/ (-nn-) us  

tan verb (CHANGE INTO LEATHER)

[T] to change an animal skin into leather by wetting it with special chemicals

tan verb (GET DARKER SKIN)

[I] to become darker from being in the sun: Judy tans easily.
Translations of “tan”
in Korean 햇볓에 탄 갈색 피부…
in Arabic سُمْرة…
in French tanner, bronzer…
in Turkish bronz rengi, güneş yanığı…
in Italian abbronzatura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 曬成棕褐色的膚色…
in Russian загар…
in Polish opalenizna…
in Spanish curtir, broncearse…
in Portuguese bronzeado…
in German gerben, bräunen…
in Catalan bronzejat…
in Japanese 日焼け…
in Chinese (Simplified) 晒成棕褐色的肤色…
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