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pasteladjective

 us   /pæsˈtel/
  • pastel adjective (COLOR)

(of ​colors) ​pale and ​soft

pastelnoun [C]

 us   /pæsˈtel/
  • pastel noun [C] (COLORED STICK)

a ​soft, ​powdery, ​coloringmaterial that is ​pressed into a ​stick and is used for ​drawing, or a ​picture made using these ​sticks
(Definition of pastel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pastel”
in Korean 은은한 색조의…
in Arabic لَون فاتِح…
in Malaysian pastel…
in French pastel…
in Russian пастельный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 材料, 彩色蠟筆, 彩色粉筆…
in Italian pastello…
in Turkish soluk renkli, pastel…
in Polish pastelowy…
in Spanish pastel…
in Vietnamese màu nhạt…
in Portuguese pastel…
in Thai สีซีด…
in German Pastell-……
in Catalan pastel…
in Japanese パステルカラーの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 材料, 彩色蜡笔, 彩色粉笔…
in Indonesian warna muda…
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