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"brawn" in British English

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brawnnoun [U]

uk   /brɔːn/  us   /brɑːn/
  • brawn noun [U] (STRENGTH)

physicalstrength and ​bigmuscles: She said she ​preferred brawn to ​brains (= a ​person who is ​physicallyattractiverather than an ​intelligent one).
  • brawn noun [U] (FOOD)

UK (US headcheese) meat from the ​head of a ​pig, ​cooked, and ​pressed into a ​block
brawny
adjective uk   /ˈbrɔː.ni/  us   /ˈbrɑː-/
He was a ​big brawny man with ​hugehands.
(Definition of brawn from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"brawn" in American English

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brawnnoun [U]

 us   /brɔn/
physicalstrength and ​bigmuscles: It is a ​school where ​brains are ​respected much more than brawn.
brawny
adjective  us   /ˈbrɔ·ni/
He ​grabbed me with his brawny ​arm.
(Definition of brawn from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “brawn”
in Spanish fuerza muscular…
in Vietnamese bắp thịt…
in Malaysian oto…
in Thai กล้ามเนื้อ…
in French muscle(s)…
in German die Muskelkraft…
in Chinese (Simplified) 力量, 体力, 发达的肌肉…
in Indonesian tenaga fisik, kekuatan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 力量, 體力, 發達的肌肉…
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