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"bald" in British English

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baldadjective

uk   /bɔːld/  us   /bɑːld/
  • bald adjective (NO HAIR)

B1 with little or no hair on the head: At 20 he was already going bald.
as bald as a coot UK informal (US as bald as a cue ball)
completely bald: When he took off his hat, we saw that he was as bald as a coot!

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  • bald adjective (PLAIN)

basic and with no unnecessary words or detail: There was just this bald statement of resignation - no explanation or anything.
baldness
noun [U] uk   /ˈbɔːld.nəs/  us   /ˈbɑːld.nəs/
He suffered from premature baldness, losing his hair in his twenties. The baldness of her question shocked him.
(Definition of bald from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bald" in American English

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baldadjective

 us   /bɔld/
  • bald adjective (WITHOUT HAIR)

[-er/-est only] without hair on the head, or without much hair
  • bald adjective (PLAIN)

basic and with no unnecessary words; not detailed: She just left a bald statement of resignation without any explanation.
(Definition of bald from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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