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Meaning of “pale” - Learner’s Dictionary

pale

adjective     /peɪl/
pale blue/green/red, etc
A2 light blue/green/red, etc: a pale yellow dressPale and colourless and causing colour to fade
B2 If your face is pale, it has less colour than usual because you are sick or frightened: You're looking a bit pale - are you all right?The skin, and skin colourPale and colourless and causing colour to fade
Translations of “pale”
in Arabic شاحِب…
in Korean 창백한…
in Malaysian pucat…
in French pâle…
in Turkish uçuk, solgun, donuk…
in Italian pallido…
in Chinese (Traditional) (臉色或膚色)蒼白的,白的, 暗淡的, 淺的,淡的…
in Russian бледный…
in Polish blady…
in Vietnamese nhợt nhạt, tái…
in Spanish pálido, claro…
in Portuguese pálido…
in Thai ซีด, (สี) ซีด…
in German blaß…
in Catalan pàl·lid…
in Japanese (顔が)青白い…
in Indonesian pucat, warna muda…
in Chinese (Simplified) (脸色或肤色)苍白的,白的, 暗淡的, 浅的,淡的…
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