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Spanish translation of “white”

white

adjective /wait/
of the colour of the paper on which these words are printed The bride wore a white dress. having light-coloured skin, through being of European etc descent the first white man to explore Africa. abnormally pale, because of fear, illness etc He went white with shock. with milk in it
con leche
A white coffee, please.
whiten verb to make or become white or whiter
blanquear, enblanquecer
She used a little bleach to whiten the sheets.
whiteness noun whitening noun a substance used to make certain things (eg tennis shoes) white again.
blanco (de España)
whitish adjective fairly white; close to white a whitish colour white-collar adjective (of workers, jobs etc) not manual; (working) in an office etc. white elephant a useless, unwanted possession. white horse noun (usually in plural) a wave that has a crest of white foam. white-hot adjective (of metals) so hot that they have turned white a white-hot poker. white lie a not very serious lie
mentira piadosa
I’d rather tell my mother a white lie than tell her the truth and upset her.
whitewash noun a mixture of usually lime and water, used for whitening walls. whitewashed adjective
encalado
(Definition of white from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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