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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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