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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
brown /braun/
  • tính từ
    • nâu
      • brown paper: giấy nâu gói hàng
    • rám nắng (da)
    • to do brown
      • (từ lóng) bịp, đánh lừa
  • danh từ
    • màu nâu
    • quần áo nâu
    • (từ lóng) đồng xu đồng
      • the brown: bầy chim đang bay
      • to fire into the brown: bắn vào bầy chim đang bay; (nghĩa rộng) bắn bừa bãi vào đám đông
  • ngoại động từ
    • nhuộm nâu; quệt nâu, sơn nâu
    • rán vàng (thịt, cá); phi
      • to brown onions: phi hành
    • làm rám nắng
      • face browned by the sun: mặt rám nắng
  • nội động từ
    • hoá nâu, hoá sạm
    • chín vang (cá rán...)
    • I'm browned off with it
      • (từ lóng) tôi chán ngấy cái đó rồi
Concise Dictionary
Browns|browns|browned|browning|browner|brownestbraʊn
noun
+an orange of low brightness and saturation
+Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
+abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1858)
+a university in Rhode Island
verb
+fry in a pan until it changes color
adj.
+of a color similar to that of wood or earth
+(of skin) deeply suntanned

Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, noun, verb
+ adjective (browner, brownest)
1 having the colour of earth, or coffee mixed with milk: brown eyes + brown bread + dark brown shoe polish + a package wrapped in brown paper
2 (especially BrE) having skin that is naturally brown or has been made brown by the sun: I don't go brown very easily. + After the summer in Spain, the children were brown as berries.
Idioms: in a brown study (BrE, old-fashioned) thinking deeply so that you do not notice what is happening around you
+ noun [U, C] the colour of earth, or coffee mixed with milk: leaves of various shades of brown + Brown doesn't (= brown clothes don't) suit you.
+ verb
to become brown; to make sth brown: [V] Heat the butter until it browns. + The grass was browning in patches. + [VN] Brown the onions before adding the meat.
Idioms: browned off (with sb) (BrE, informal) bored, unhappy and/or annoyed: By now the passengers were getting browned off with the delay.
Collocation Dictionary
adj

ADV.

very
He looked very brown after his holiday.
| quite, rather, slightly | uniformly
The once-green fields were now uniformly brown.

ADJ.

dark, deep
her dark brown eyes
| light, pale, soft | rich, warm
a lovely warm brown colour
| bright
monkeys with bright brown fur
| drab, dull, muddy | chestnut, chocolate, golden, reddish, rusty
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