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dye

verb [T] uk   us   /daɪ/ (present participle dyeing, past tense and past participle dyed)
to change the colour of something using a special liquid: For a change, why not dye your T-shirts? [+ obj + adj ] He dyed his hair black.

dye

noun [C or U] uk   us   /daɪ/
a substance used to change the colour of something: She dipped the material into the dye. There are dozens of different dyes to choose from.
Translations of “dye”
in Arabic صَبْغة…
in Korean 염료…
in Malaysian mewarna…
in French teindre…
in Turkish boya…
in Italian tintura, tinta, colorante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 給…染色…
in Russian краска…
in Polish farba…
in Vietnamese nhuộm…
in Spanish teñir…
in Portuguese tintura, corante…
in Thai ย้อมสี…
in German färben…
in Catalan tint…
in Japanese 染料…
in Indonesian memberi warna, mencelup…
in Chinese (Simplified) 给…染色…
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