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English definition of “brown”

brown

noun [C or U] uk   /braʊn/ us  
A1 the colour of chocolate or soil: dark/light brownCommon coloursLess common colours
brown
adjective uk   us  
A1 Both my parents have curly brown hair.

brown

verb [I or T] uk   /braʊn/ us  
to make food brown by cooking it: Lightly brown the onion before adding the tomatoes. Allow the meat to brown before adding the vegetables.Preparing food using heatPreparing food
(Definition of brown from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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