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hazenoun [C/U]

 us   /heɪz/

haze noun [C/U] (FOG)

fog caused by ​water, ​smoke, or ​dust, or an ​effect of ​heat that ​prevents things being ​seenclearly: [C] A brownish haze ​hung over the ​field.

hazeverb [T]

 us   /heɪz/

haze verb [T] (TEST)

to ​forcepeople new to a ​group, esp. a ​sportsteam or ​collegesocialgroup, to take ​part in ​activities that are ​silly, ​embarrassing, and sometimes ​harmful in ​order to be ​accepted as a ​member
hazing
noun [U]  us   /ˈheɪ·zɪŋ/
Ten ​fraternitymembers had ​theirheadsshaved during hazing last ​week.
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hazenoun [C or U]

uk   us   /heɪz/
something such as ​heat or ​smoke in the ​air that makes it less ​clear, so that it is ​difficult to ​see well: The ​road through the ​desertshimmered in the haze. I ​saw her through a haze of ​cigarettesmoke.

hazeverb

uk   us   /heɪz/
US to ​playtricks on someone, ​especially a new ​person in a fraternity or sorority
hazing
noun [U] /ˈheɪ.zɪŋ/  us   /ˈheɪ.zɪŋ/ US
Ten ​fraternitymembers had ​theirheadsshaved during hazing last ​week.
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(Definition of haze from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “haze”
in Korean 아지랑이…
in Arabic دُخان, ضَباب, غَيْم…
in Malaysian jerebu…
in French brume (légère)…
in Russian дымка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 霧氣, 煙霧(靄、霾)…
in Italian foschia…
in Turkish pus, hafif sis…
in Polish mgiełka, opary…
in Spanish neblina…
in Vietnamese sương mù…
in Portuguese bruma…
in Thai เมฆหมอก…
in German der Dunst…
in Catalan calitja, boirina…
in Japanese もや, かすみ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雾气, 烟雾…
in Indonesian kabut tipis…
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