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verb char pronunciation in British English /tʃɑː(r)/
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present tense
I/you/we/theychar
he/she/itchars
present participlecharring
past tensecharred
past participlecharred

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] if something chars or is charred, it is burnt until its outer surface becomes black
    Cook the peppers under a hot grill until the skin chars.
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    [intransitive] British old-fashioned to clean a building, especially someones house, as your job
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