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Significado de “white” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "white" - Diccionario Inglés

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whiteadjective

uk   /waɪt/ us   /waɪt/
  • white adjective (COLOUR)

A1 of a colour like that of snow, milk, or bone: a white T-shirt white walls a black and white dog He's white-haired now.UK "How do you like your coffee?" "White (= with milk or cream) and no sugar, please."
C2 having a pale face because you are not well, or you are feeling shocked: She was white, and her lips were pale.
A2 used in the names of various food and drink products, many of which are not pure white but slightly cream, yellow, grey, or transparent: white bread white chocolate white flour white sugar white wine

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  • white adjective (PEOPLE)

B1 of a person who has skin that is pale in colour: He had a black mother and a white father. a predominantly white neighbourhood

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whiteness
noun [U] uk   /ˈwaɪt.nəs/ us   /ˈwaɪt.nəs/
the quality of being white

whitenoun

uk   /waɪt/ us   /waɪt/
  • white noun (COLOUR)

A2 [U] a colour like that of snow, milk, or bone: In some countries it is traditional for a bride to wear white.
whites [plural]
white clothes, either worn for a particular activity or job, or put together to be washed at the same time: a girl in tennis whites chef/chef's whites The medical team was all in hospital whites. A red sock got put in the wash with the whites!
white of the eye
the part of the eye that is white: Don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes (= until the people are very close to you).
egg white/white of an egg
the transparent part of an egg that surrounds the yolk and becomes white when cooked: Beat four egg whites into stiff peaks.

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  • white noun (PERSON)

[C] a person who has skin that is pale in colour: The neighbourhood is populated mainly by whites.
(Definition of white from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "white" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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whiteadjective, noun [C/U]

us   /hwɑɪt, wɑɪt/
  • white adjective, noun [C/U] (COLOR)

(of) a color like that of snow, milk, or bone: white hair a white shirt [C] We used a bright white on the ceilings.
The white of an egg is the part of an egg that becomes white when cooked.

whiteadjective [-er/-est only]

us   /hwɑɪt, wɑɪt/
belonging to a race whose skin is pale in color; Caucasian: There were many white faces in the crowd.
(Definition of white from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“white” in American English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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ultraviolet

Ultraviolet light has a wavelength that is after the violet (= light purple) end of the range of colours that can be seen by humans. Light of this type causes the skin to become darker in the sun.

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convo noun
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informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

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