Definition of discoloration in English:


Syllabification: dis·col·or·a·tion
Pronunciation: /disˌkələˈrāSH(ə)n


The process of changing to a different, less attractive color: a bluish discoloration of the skin
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  • Find a spot - a mark or discoloration - on the target line, then take dead aim at the spot.
  • She warned that sunbeds cause premature ageing of the skin resulting in loss of elasticity, sagging, wrinkling, freckling, yellowish discolouration and brown patches.
  • For instance, you may experience dryness or even mild discolouration in patches.
stain, mark, streak, spot, blotch, tarnishing; blemish, flaw, defect, bruise, contusion; birthmark, nevus; liver spot, age spot
informal splotch

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