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Meaning of “pastel” - Learner’s Dictionary

pastel

adjective     /ˈpæstəl/ US  /pæsˈtel/
A pastel colour is light: pastel colours/shades pastel pinkThe qualities of colour
pastel noun [C] The bedroom is decorated in pastels (= pale colours).
Translations of “pastel”
in Arabic لَون فاتِح…
in Korean 은은한 색조의…
in Malaysian pastel…
in French pastel…
in Turkish soluk renkli, pastel…
in Italian pastello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 淺淡色的,顏色柔和的…
in Russian пастельный…
in Polish pastelowy…
in Vietnamese màu nhạt…
in Spanish pastel…
in Portuguese pastel…
in Thai สีซีด…
in German Pastell-……
in Catalan pastel…
in Japanese パステルカラーの…
in Indonesian warna muda…
in Chinese (Simplified) 浅淡色的…
(Definition of pastel from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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