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English definition of “tan”

tan

verb [I or T] (COLOUR)    /tæn/ (-nn-)
to become brown , or to make someone's body or skin , etc. brown , from being in the sun : Her skin tans very quickly in the summer . I need to tan my legs before the holiday . Tanned workmen were sitting around the dock .The skin, and skin colour
(Definition of tan verb (COLOUR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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