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noun     black pronunciation in American English
/blæk/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the darkest color, like the color of the sky at night when there is no light
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    1. a.
      black clothes

      All the mourners were wearing black.

      in black (=wearing black clothes):

      Do you think I look good in black?

  2. 2

    black

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    Black

    [countable] offensive a black person. This word is sometimes considered offensive, so you should be very careful about using it.
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