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suntan

noun [C] uk   /ˈsʌn.tæn/ ( also tan) us  
pleasantly brown skin caused by being in hot sun: She's on the beach all day, trying to get a really deep suntan.
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suntanned
adjective uk   /-tænd/ ( also tanned) us  
suntanned arms
Translations of “suntan”
in Korean 햇빛에 탐…
in Arabic سُمْرة…
in Portuguese bronzeado…
in Catalan bronzejat…
in Japanese (健康的な)日焼け…
in Italian abbronzatura…
in Chinese (Traditional) (皮膚)曬黑…
in Russian загар…
in Turkish bronzlaşma…
in Chinese (Simplified) (皮肤)晒黑…
in Polish opalenizna…
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