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English definition of “blank”

blank

noun [C]     /blæŋk/
a space in a piece of writing or on a form, left empty for information to be added: Fill in the blanks in this form.Space - general wordsAreas of land in generalWriting and typing something not yet drawn or finished, such as a key not yet cut into a finished shapeObjects - general words (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 starter's pistol fires blanks.Bullets and cartridges
(Definition of blank noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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