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verb tan pronunciation in American English /tæn/
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present tense
I/you/we/theytan
he/she/ittans
present participletanning
past tensetanned
past participletanned
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] if you tan, or if the sun tans your skin, the sun makes your skin darker than it was before
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  2. 2
    [transitive] to make animal skin into leather by putting chemicals on it
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