whiten Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “whiten” in the English Dictionary

"whiten" in British English

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whitenverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈwaɪ.tən/  us   /-t̬ən/
to make or ​becomewhiter: She had her nicotine-stained ​teeth whitened. Her ​hair had whitened over the ​years.
(Definition of whiten from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"whiten" in American English

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whitenverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈhwɑɪ·tən, ˈwɑɪ-/

whiten verb [I/T] (COLOR)

to make something ​whiter, or to ​becomewhiter: [T] This ​toothpaste is ​supposed to whiten ​yourteeth.
(Definition of whiten from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “whiten”
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)变白…
in Turkish beyazlamak, beyazlatmak…
in Russian белеть, отбеливать…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)變白…
in Polish (wy)bielić, zabielić…
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