Meaning of “blacken” in the English Dictionary

"blacken" in British English

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(Definition of “blacken” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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blackenverb [ T ]

us /ˈblæk·ən/

to make something black:

For miles around, trees were blackened by the fire.

(Definition of “blacken” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)