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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
Translations of “black”
in Arabic أسْوَد…
in Korean 검정색…
in Malaysian warna hitam, orang kulit hitam…
in French noir, Noir, Noire…
in Turkish siyah, zenci…
in Italian nero…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顏色, 黑色的, 黑的…
in Russian черный цвет, негр…
in Polish czerń, czarnoskór-y/a, Murzyn/ka…
in Vietnamese màu đen, người da đen…
in Spanish negro…
in Portuguese preto…
in Thai สีดำ, นิโกร, คนผิวดำ…
in German das Schwarz, der/die Schwarze…
in Catalan negre…
in Japanese 黒, 黒色…
in Indonesian hitam, Negro…
in Chinese (Simplified) 颜色, 黑色的, 黑的…
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