Translation of "black" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /blæk/ us /blæk/

black adjective (COLOUR)

A1 having the darkest colour there is, like the colour of coal or of a very dark night

black shoes 黑色的鞋子

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black adjective (PEOPLE)

A2 also Black relating or belonging to people with black or dark brown skin, especially people who live in Africa or whose family originally came from Africa

black culture 黑人文化
Black Americans 美國黑人

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black adjective (BAD)

without hope

The future looked black. 未來希望渺茫。

literary bad or evil

a black-hearted villain 一個黑心腸的惡棍


uk /blæk/ us /blæk/

black noun (COLOUR)

A2 [ U ] the colour of coal or of the sky on a very dark night

She often dresses in black (= in black clothes). 她經常穿黑色衣服。
black and white

Black and white photography has no colours except black, white, and grey.

The old newsreels were filmed in black and white. 以前的新聞短片是用黑白底片拍製的。
a black and white photo 黑白照片

black noun (PEOPLE)

also Black [ C ] offensive a black person


blackverb [ T ]

uk /blæk/ us /blæk/

black verb [ T ] (MAKE DARK)

to put a black substance on something or to make something black

The soldiers used to black their faces. 突擊隊員把臉塗黑。

black verb [ T ] (AVOID)

UK If a trade union or other organization blacks goods or people, it refuses to handle or work with them.


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(Translation of “black” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)