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black

adjective uk   /blæk/ us  

black adjective (COLOUR)

A1 having the darkest colour there is, like the colour of coal or of a very dark night: black shoes
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black adjective (PEOPLE)

A2 ( also Black) relating or belonging to people with black or dark brown skin, especially people who live in Africa or whose family originally came from Africa: black culture Black Americans
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black adjective (COFFEE/TEA)

without any milk or cream added: a cup of strong black coffee I like my tea black, with sugar.

black adjective (BAD)

without hope: The future looked black. literary bad or evil: a black-hearted villain

black

noun uk   /blæk/ us  

black

verb [T] uk   /blæk/ us  

black verb [T] (MAKE DARK)

to put a black substance on something or to make something black: The soldiers used to black their faces.

black verb [T] (AVOID)

UK If a trade union blacks goods or people, it refuses to handle or work with them.
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