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Translation of "black" - English-Russian dictionary

black

adjective     /blæk/
COLOUR
A1 being the colour of coal or of the sky on a very dark night черный a black jacket Black, white and grey
PERSON
A2 Someone who is black has the dark skin typical of people from Africa. чернокожий black athletes/AmericansBlack, white and greyThe skin, and skin colourPeople of specific racial or ethnic background
OF BLACK PEOPLE
relating to black people негритянский the black communityPeople of specific racial or ethnic background
DRINK
Black tea or coffee has no milk or cream added to it. черный Warm drinks
HUMOUR
funny about unpleasant or frightening subjects черный black comedyHumour and humorousDeath and dying
ANGRY
angry злобный He gave her a black look.Angry and displeasedBad-tempered
SITUATION
If your situation or future is black, it is very bad. мрачный Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
blackness noun [U]
чернота
→  See also jet-black , pitch-black
(Definition of black adjective from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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