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English definition of “black”

black

noun (COLOUR)    /blæk/
A2 [U] the colour of coal or of the sky on a very dark night : She often dresses in black (= in black clothes ).Black, white and grey black and white describes photography that has no colours except black, white , and grey : The old newsreels were filmed in black and white . a black and white photo Photography Grammar:Fixed expressions with andWe often use and in common fixed expressions. The order of the words cannot change: peace and quiet, pick and choose, come and go, knife and fork, black and white.
(Definition of black noun (COLOUR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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