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"suntan" in British English

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suntannoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsʌn.tæn/ (also tan)
pleasantlybrownskincaused by being in ​hotsun: She's on the ​beach all ​day, ​trying to get a really ​deep suntan.
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suntanned
adjective uk   us   /-tænd/ (also tanned)
suntanned ​arms
(Definition of suntan from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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suntannoun [C]

 us   /ˈsʌnˌtæn/ (short form tan,  us   /tæn/ )
a ​darkerskincolor that ​results from being in the ​sun
(Definition of suntan from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “suntan”
in Arabic سُمْرة…
in Korean 햇빛에 탐…
in Portuguese bronzeado…
in Catalan bronzejat…
in Japanese (健康的な)日焼け…
in Chinese (Simplified) (皮肤)晒黑…
in Turkish bronzlaşma…
in Russian загар…
in Chinese (Traditional) (皮膚)曬黑…
in Italian abbronzatura…
in Polish opalenizna…
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