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tannoun [C]

uk   us   /tæn/ (also suntan)
B2 pleasantly brown skin caused by being in the hot sun: a deep tan
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tanadjective

uk   us   /tæn/
pale yellowish-brown in colour
tan
noun [U] uk   us  

tanverb

uk   us   /tæn/ (-nn-)

tan verb (COLOUR)

[I or T] to become brown, or to make someone's body or skin, etc. brown, from being in the sun: Her skin tans very quickly in the summer. I need to tan my legs before the holiday. Tanned workmen were sitting around the dock.
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tan verb (LEATHER)

[T] to change animal skin into leather using special chemicals such as tannin

tanabbreviation

uk   us   /tæn/
written abbreviation for tangent
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