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blacken
British English: /ˈblak(ə)n/
American English: /ˈblækən/

Translation of blacken in French:

transitive verb

  • 1
    (actor, soldier)
    se barbouiller [quelque chose] de noir (face)
    (smoke)
    noircir (brick, wood)
    (disease, frost)
    brûler (plant)
    (dirt)
    salir (towel)
    the blackened remains of
    les restes calcinés de (car, roast)
  • 3 (American English) (bruise) to blacken somebody's eye
    faire un œil au beurre noir à quelqu'un

intransitive verb

  • 2
    (mood)
    s'assombrir
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