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verb blanch pronunciation in British English /blɑːntʃ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleblanching
past tenseblanched
past participleblanched
  1. 1
    [intransitive] mainly literary to be so shocked or frightened that your face becomes pale
  2. 2
    [transitive] to put fruit, nuts, or vegetables into boiling water for a short time, often in order to make it easier to remove the skin


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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