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English definition of “black”

black

noun     /blæk/
COLOUR [C, U] A2 the colour of coal or of the sky on a very dark night: She always dresses in black (= in black clothes). Black, white and grey
PERSON [C] a black personPeople of specific racial or ethnic background
in the black If your bank account is in the black, it contains some money.Wealthiness and wealthy
→ See also jet-black, in black and white
(Definition of black noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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