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brownnoun [C or U]

uk   /braʊn/  us   /braʊn/
brown
adjective uk   us  

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A1 Both my parents have curly brown hair.

brownverb [I or T]

uk   /braʊn/  us   /braʊn/
(Definition of brown from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"brown" in American English

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brownadjective, noun

 us   /brɑʊn/
  • brown adjective, noun (COLOR)

[C/U] (of) the color of chocolate or earth: a brown suit
  • brown adjective, noun (PERSON)

[-er/-est only, C] (a person) having brown skin

brownverb [T]

 /brɑʊn/
to make food brown by cooking it: First brown the meat and then cook it slowly.
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