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white

adjective
 
 
/waɪt/
COLOUR A1 being the colour of snow or milk: a white T-shirt white walls Black, white and grey
PERSON B1 Someone who is white has skin that is pale in colour: He's described as a white man in his early thirties.The skin, and skin colourPeople of specific racial or ethnic background
OF WHITE PEOPLE relating to white people: the white communityPeople of specific racial or ethnic background
FACE having a pale face because you are sick or you are feeling shocked: He was white with shock.The skin, and skin colour
COFFEE UK A2 White coffee has milk or cream added to it: Two coffees please, one black and one white.Warm drinks
WINE A2 White wine is a pale yellow colour.Wines and winemaking
whiteness noun [U] → See also black and white
(Definition of white adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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