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blank

adjective uk   us   /blæŋk/

blank adjective (EMPTY)

B1 empty or clear, or containing no information or mark: a blank sheet of paper a blank computer screen Sign your name in the blank space at the bottom of the form.
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blank adjective (NOT REACTING)

blank adjective (COMPLETE)

blankly
adverb uk   us   /ˈblæŋk.li/
He just stared blankly at me.

blank

noun [C] uk   us   /blæŋk/
a space in a piece of writing or on a form, left empty for information to be added: Fill in the blanks on this form. something not yet drawn or finished, such as a key not yet cut into a finished shape (also blank cartridge) a small tube containing explosive but no bullet, used in a gun in order to make a loud noise without causing harm: The starting gun fires blanks.
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