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suntannoun [C]

us   /ˈsʌnˌtæn/ short form tan, us   /tæn/
a darker skin color that results from being in the sun
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suntannoun [C]

uk   /ˈsʌn.tæn/ us   /ˈsʌn.tæn/ also tan
pleasantly brown skin caused by being in hot sun: She's on the beach all day, trying to get a really deep suntan.
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suntanned
adjective uk   /ˈsʌn.tænd/ us   /ˈsʌn.tænd/ also tanned
suntanned arms
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Translations of “suntan”
in Arabic سُمْرة…
in Korean 햇빛에 탐…
in Portuguese bronzeado…
in Catalan bronzejat…
in Japanese (健康的な)日焼け…
in Chinese (Simplified) (皮肤)晒黑…
in Turkish bronzlaşma…
in Russian загар…
in Chinese (Traditional) (皮膚)曬黑…
in Italian abbronzatura…
in Polish opalenizna…
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