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brownadjective, noun

 us   /brɑʊn/
  • brown adjective, noun (COLOR)

[C/U] (of) the ​color of ​chocolate or ​earth: a brown ​suit
  • brown adjective, noun (PERSON)

[-er/-est only, C] (a ​person) having brown ​skin

brownverb [T]

 /brɑʊn/
to make ​food brown by ​cooking it: First brown the ​meat and then ​cook it ​slowly.
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brownnoun [C or U]

uk   /braʊn/  us   /braʊn/
brown
adjective uk   us  

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A1 Both my ​parents have ​curly brown ​hair.

brownverb [I or T]

uk   /braʊn/  us   /braʊn/
(Definition of brown from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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