monochrome Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “monochrome” in the English Dictionary

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uk   /ˈmɒn.ə.krəʊm/  us   /ˈmɑː.nə.kroʊm/

monochrome adjective (COLOUR)

using only ​black, ​white, and ​grey, or using only one ​colour: Kodak still ​produces monochrome ​film. The ​park in ​winter is a ​depressing monochrome ​brown.

monochrome adjective (BORING)

mainly UK not ​interesting or ​exciting: a monochrome, ​drearyexistence
adjective uk   /ˌmɒn.əʊ.krəˈmæt.ɪk/  us   /ˌmɑː.noʊ.krəˈmæt̬-/
(Definition of monochrome from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “monochrome”
in Chinese (Simplified) 颜色, 黑白的, 单色的…
in Turkish sıyah beyaz ve gri imge/görüntü/resim, tek renk imge…
in Russian черно-белый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顏色, 黑白的, 單色的…
in Polish czarno-biały…
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