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American English: /blitʃ/
British English: /bliːtʃ/

transitive verb

  • (cloth)
    (in the sun) blanquear
    (with bleach) poner en lejía ( or blanqueador etc. )
    the sun had bleached his hair
    el sol le había aclarado el pelo
    we have to bleach your hair first
    primero tenemos que decolorarle el pelo
    Example sentences
    • He had bleached his hair almost white and spiked it into a number of horns all over his head.
    • Mickey had short bleached-blonde hair and a sandpapery growth of stubble on his chin.
    • It is also possible to bleach paper through an oxidation process that uses no chlorine at all.
    Example sentences
    • Baths foreman Frank Hardcastle had a four-day job of cleaning the tiles and bleaching the pool floor.
    • This can be made clean by bleaching it, boiling it and filtering it.
    • Between the two of us, we scrubbed and wiped and bleached that entire apartment clean over that night and the better part of the next day.

intransitive verb

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