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noun [countable] black eye pronunciation in American English
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singularblack eye
pluralblack eyes
  1. 1
    a dark mark that forms on the skin around your eye as a result of being hit
  2. 2
    American mainly journalism something that affects the reputation of a person or organization in a negative way

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