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English definition of “char”

char

verb uk   /tʃɑːr/ us    /tʃɑːr/ (-rr-)

char verb (BURN)

[I or T] to burn and become black or to burn something so that it becomes black: Grill the peppers until the skin starts to char.Burning, burnt and on fire

char verb (CLEAN)

[I] UK old-fashioned to clean and tidy a house or office for paymentCleaning and tidying places and things

char

noun [C] uk   /tʃɑːr/ us    /tʃɑːr/ UK old-fashioned informal
→ charwomanPeople who clean and tidy places and things
(Definition of char from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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