darken Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"darken" in British English

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darkenverb [I]

uk   /ˈdɑː.kən/  us   /ˈdɑːr-/
to ​becomedark: The ​sky darkened as ​thicksmokebillowed from the ​blazingoil well.
darkened
adjective uk   us   /-kənd/
We ​creptslowly along the darkened (= without ​light)corridor.
(Definition of darken from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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darkenverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈdɑr·kən/
to ​become or make something ​dark: [I] The ​sky darkened as ​thicksmokebillowed from the ​refinery. [T] She ​pulled down the ​shades to darken the ​room.
(Definition of darken from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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