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black

noun
 
 
/blæk/
COLOUR [C, U] A2 the colour of coal or of the sky on a very dark night
черный цвет
She always dresses in black (= in black clothes). Black, white and grey
PERSON [C] a black person
негр
People of specific racial or ethnic background
in the black If your bank account is in the black, it contains some money.
иметь деньги на счету
Wealthiness and wealthy
→  See also jet-black , in black and white
Translations of “black”
in Korean 검정색…
in Arabic أسْوَد…
in French noir, Noir, Noire…
in Italian nero…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顏色, 黑色的, 黑的…
in Turkish siyah, zenci…
in Polish czerń, czarnoskór-y/a, Murzyn/ka…
in Spanish negro…
in Portuguese preto…
in German das Schwarz, der/die Schwarze…
in Catalan negre…
in Japanese 黒, 黒色…
in Chinese (Simplified) 颜色, 黑色的, 黑的…
(Definition of black noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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