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English definition of “white”

white

adjective (COLOUR)    /waɪt/
A1 of a colour like that of snow , milk , or bone : a white T-shirt white walls a black and white dog He's white-haired now. "How do you like your coffee ?" "White (= with milk or cream ) and no sugar , please ."Black, white and grey C2 having a pale face because you are not well, or you are feeling shocked : She was white, and her lips were pale . A2 used in the names of various food and drink products , many of which are not pure white but slightly cream , yellow , grey , or transparent : white bread white chocolate white flour white sugar Various qualities of food whiteness     /ˈwaɪt.nəs/ noun [U] the quality of being whiteBlack, white and grey
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