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hazenoun [C or U]

uk   /heɪz/ us   /heɪz/
something such as heat or smoke in the air that makes it less clear, so that it is difficult to see well: The road through the desert shimmered in the haze. I saw her through a haze of cigarette smoke.

hazeverb

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

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hazenoun [C/U]

us   /heɪz/
fog caused by water, smoke, or dust, or an effect of heat that prevents things being seen clearly: [C] A brownish haze hung over the field.

hazeverb [T]

us   /heɪz/
  • haze verb [T] (TEST)

to force people new to a group, esp. a sports team or college social group, to take part in activities that are silly, embarrassing, and sometimes harmful in order to be accepted as a member
hazing
noun [U] us   /ˈheɪ·zɪŋ/
Ten fraternity members had their heads shaved during hazing last week.
(Definition of haze from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “haze”
in Korean 아지랑이…
in Arabic دُخان, ضَباب, غَيْم…
in Malaysian jerebu…
in French brume (légère)…
in Russian дымка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 霧氣, 煙霧(靄、霾)…
in Italian foschia…
in Turkish pus, hafif sis…
in Polish mgiełka, opary…
in Spanish neblina…
in Vietnamese sương mù…
in Portuguese bruma…
in Thai เมฆหมอก…
in German der Dunst…
in Catalan calitja, boirina…
in Japanese もや, かすみ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雾气, 烟雾…
in Indonesian kabut tipis…
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