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brown

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

brown

verb [I or T] uk   us   /braʊn/
to make food brown by cooking it: Lightly brown the onion before adding the tomatoes. Allow the meat to brown before adding the vegetables.
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