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charverb

uk   /tʃɑːr/  us   /tʃɑːr/ (-rr-)
  • char verb (BURN)

[I or T] to ​burn and ​becomeblack or to ​burn something so that it ​becomesblack: Grill the ​peppers until the ​skinstarts to char.
  • char verb (CLEAN)

[I] UK old-fashioned to ​clean and ​tidy a ​house or ​office for ​payment

charnoun [C]

uk   /tʃɑːr/  us   /tʃɑːr/ UK old-fashioned informal
→  charwoman
(Definition of char from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “char”
in Spanish chamuscar, carbonizar…
in Vietnamese cháy xém…
in Malaysian terbakar…
in Thai เผาไหม้จนเป็นถ่าน…
in French carboniser…
in German verkohlen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 烧焦, (把…)烧焦,烧黑…
in Indonesian membakar hangus…
in Chinese (Traditional) 燒焦, (把…)燒焦,燒黑…
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