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adjective blank pronunciation in British English /blæŋk/
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  1. 1
    blank paper or a blank space is empty and contains no writing or other marks
    a blank sheet of paper
    Write your name in the blank space at the top of the page.
    The last three boxes should be left blank.
    1. a.
      not containing any sound, pictures, or information
      a blank tape/disk/video
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    2. b.
      a blank surface has nothing on it
      He was tired of staring at the four blank walls.
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    3. c.
      a blank screen, for example on a computer, has no writing or images on it
      He seemed to be staring at a blank television screen.
      Suddenly my computer screen went blank.
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  2. 2
    showing no emotion or no sign of understanding something or recognizing someone
    His eyes were blank and he barely responded to us.
    a blank look/expression/face


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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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