There are 3 translations of black in Spanish:

black1

Pronunciation: /blæk/

adj (-er, -est)

  • 1 1.1 [dress/car/hair/ink] negro; [sky] oscuro, negro black cloud nubarrón (m), nube (f) negra I flicked the switch and everything went black le di al interruptor y se quedó todo a oscuras her arms were black with bruises tenía los brazos llenos de moretones or cardenales to beat sb black and blue [colloquial/familiar] darle* una tremenda paliza a algn [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (dirty) (pred) negro, sucísimo 1.3 [coffee] negro (AmL) , solo (Esp) , tinto (Col) , puro (Chi) ; [tea] solo, sin leche, puro (Chi)
  • 2 also Black negro [aspirations] de los negros a black man un (hombre) negro Black Power el Black Power
  • 3 3.1 (sad, hopeless) negro this is a black day for our country este es un día aciago or negro para el país paint2 1 3 3.2 (intense, grim) [despair/pessimism] profundo; [rage/fury] ciego a black look una mirada de odio 3.3 (evil) [heart] malvado
  • 4 [Econ] (illegal) the black economy la economía informal or paralela (AmL) , la economía sumergida (Esp) see also black market

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n

  • 1 u (color) negro (m) she was dressed in black iba (vestida) de negro to wear black (in mourning) llevar luto to swear black is white mentir* descaradamente the new black el nuevo negro brown is the new black this season el marrón es el nuevo negro esta temporada see also black and white
  • 2 c also Black (person) negro, -gra (m,f)
  • 3 (freedom from debt) to be in the black no estar* en números rojos
  • 4 (in board games) 4.1 c (piece) negra (f) 4.2 also Black (player) (no art) Black: Karpov negras: Karpov and black resigned y las negras abandonaron

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black3

vt

Phrasal verbs

black out

v + adv (lose consciousness) perder* el conocimiento 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o 2.1 (in wartime) [windows] tapar; [lights] apagar* to black out a town apagar* todas las luces de una ciudad 2.2 (by accident) [town/district] dejar sin luz or a oscuras 2.3 [TV] [transmission/show] cortar 2.4 (suppress) [information/news] censurar he had blacked it out of his mind lo había borrado de su memoria

black up

v + adv (BrE)
[Theat] maquillarse de negro

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