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white nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (palest colour)branco sm
 Do you have this dress in white or black?
white adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (white in colour)branco adj
 She printed the document on white paper.
 Ela imprimiu o documento em papel branco.
white adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (skin: pale)branco adj
 My skin's naturally so white that I never tan.
 Sou tão branca naturalmente que nunca fico bronzeada.
white adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (fair-skinned)branco adj
 While there are many white people in this city, the number of other races has increased dramatically.
 Embora existam muitos brancos nesta cidade, o número de pessoas de outras raças tem crescido dramaticamente.
white nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (egg white)clara sf
 Separate the white of the egg from the yolk.
white adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (coffee: milky) (café com leite)branco adj
 My husband doesn't like milk in his coffee, but I take mine white.
white adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (wine: Chardonnay, etc.) (vinho)branco adj
 We usually drink white wine with fish.
white nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (white piece in games)peça branca loc sf
 Do you want to be white or black in the chess match?
 
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InglêsPortuguês
white adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (with snow) (com neve)branco adj
 We will have a white Christmas if the weather prediction comes true.
white nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (player using white piece)peça branca loc sf
 White moved his king one space. Now it is black's turn.
white nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (unmarked part of page)rodapé sm
  margem sf
 You can write your comments in the white of the page.
white nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (space in printing) (impressão)espaço sm
 Leave more white between the lines of type.
whites,
Whites
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
(pale-skinned people)brancos sm pl
 The whites generally voted for one candidate, while the blacks tended to vote for another.
 Os brancos geralmente votaram em um candidato enquanto que os negros, em outro.
whites nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (cricket, tennis outfit)uniforme branco loc sm
 He put on his whites for the tennis game.
whites nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (washing: white items)roupa branca loc sf
 I just washed the colours, so now I need to wash the whites.
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black and white,
black-and-white
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(in greyscale)em preto e branco loc adv
Nota: Hyphens are used when the adjective precedes the noun
 Black-and-white photography relies on composition rather than color.
 Fotografia em preto e branco aposta mais na composição do que nas cores.
black and white,
black-and-white
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
figurative (clear, defined) (figurado)preto no branco loc adv
 The situation may seem very black and white to you, but actually it's more complicated.
 A situação pode parecer preto no branco para você, mas na realidade é mais complicada.
black or white adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (clear cut)preto ou branco adj
black or white adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (viewed simplistically)preto ou branco adj
 There is no gray area here, it's black or white.
black-and-white film,
black-and-white movie
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(movie: without colour)filme em preto e branco loc sm
 I love watching silents, those old black-and-white films with no sound.
black-and-white film nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (camera film: without colour)filme em preto e branco loc sm
 All our early home movies were on black-and-white film.
black-and-white photography nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (taking photos without colour)fotografia em preto-e-branco, fotografia em branco-e-preto loc sf
 He specialized in black-and-white photography.
black-and-white television nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (TV set: cannot display colours)televisão em preto e branco loc sf
 My parents remember the days when black-and-white television was the only type of TV available.
black-and-white television nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. uncountable (TV shows in black and white) (programas)televisão em preto e branco loc sf
butternut,
white walnut
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (type of edible nut) (tipo de noz)noz-americana sf
calico (US),
tortoiseshell-and-white (UK)
n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood."
(cat: with coloured markings)malhado adj
egg white nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (albumen: non-yolk part of an egg) (parte do ovo)clara sf
 You can't make meringues without egg whites.
gloss white nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (white shiny paint colour) (cor de tinta branco brilhante)branco brilhante loc sm
 Gloss white is good paint for a commercial kitchen because gloss finishes are easy to clean.
nonwhite,
non-white
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(of ethnic origin other than white) (que não possui pele de cor branca)não branco adj
off white,
off-white
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(whitish: greyish or yellowish white in colour)encardido, amarelado adj
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
off white,
off-white
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(greyish- or yellowish-white colour) (cor esbranquiçada)encardido, amarelado sm
Snow White nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (female character in a fairy tale) (personagem fictício)Branca de Neve loc sf
 Snow White bit into the poisoned apple and fell fast asleep.
snow-white adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (pure white in colour) (branco neve)branco neve adj
 When I get married, I want to wear a snow-white wedding dress and carry a big bouquet.
snow-white adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (pure, innocent)puro adj
  inocente adj
 Veronica's had a lot of boyfriends; she's not as snow-white as she seems.
turn white viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (go pale: from shock, etc.) (ficar pálido: por choque, etc.)ficar branco loc v int
  empalidecer v int
 The bad news about her brother being in hospital made her turn white.
turn white viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (go pale: from shock, etc.) (ficar pálido: por choque, etc.)ficar branco loc v int
  empalidecer v int
 The bad news about her brother being in hospital made her turn white.
white as a sheet adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal, figurative (pale: from shock, fright, etc.) (pálido: por um choque, susto, etc.)branco como neve expres
  pálido adj
  branco como um lençol expres
 You look like you've seen a ghost – you're white as a sheet!
white as snow adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (extremely white) (extremamente branco)branco como neve adj
 My grandmother had a quilt on her bed that was white as snow.
white bean puree,
white bean purée
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(mashed legume: cannellini, etc.) (purê de legumes: cannelini, etc.)purê de feijão branco sm
white blood cell nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (white corpuscle, leukocyte) (glóbulo branco, leucócito)leucócito sm
  (informal)glóbulo branco sm
 As she recovered, her white blood cell count dropped into the normal range.
white bread nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bread baked with bleached flour)pão branco sm
 Whole-wheat bread is more nutritious than white bread. I think white bread tastes like air with even less flavor!
white chocolate nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (confection made with cocoa butter) (confecção feita com manteiga de cacau)chocolate branco sm
white coffee nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (coffee: with milk)café com leite sm
 I don't like tea; I prefer white coffee with sugar.
white elephant nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (unwanted item) (informal, item indesejável)elefante branco sm
 They're having a white elephant sale at the village hall tomorrow.
white fish nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (term for many varieties of edible fish) (termo para muitos tipos de peixes comestíveis)peixe branco sm
white flag nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (surrender)bandeira branca sf
 Cooking him his favourite meal is her way of showing a white flag.
white gold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (precious alloy) (liga preciosa)ouro branco sm
 Instead of diamonds, I want a white gold ring.
white goods nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (household appliances) (utensílios doméstico)eletrodoméstico sm
  linha branca sf
  eletrônicos sm pl
 White goods often go on sale after Christmas.
white goods nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (bed sheets) (lençóis de cama)lençóis sm pl
 In the U.S. white goods is a generic term for linens such as bed sheets.
White House nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (official residence of US President) (residência oficial do Presidente dos EUA)Casa Branca sf
 President Obama and family are the current residents of the White House.
white lie,
little white lie
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(fib) (mentira, gracejo)mentirinha sf
  mentira branca sf
 His baby was ugly, but I told a little white lie and said it was cute.
white magic nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (witchcraft performed for good) (bruxaria feita para o bem)magia branca sf
 The farmer's sickly sheep were cured by a woman who practised white magic.
white meat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (light-coloured poultry flesh) (carne de frango branca)carne branca sf
 Turkey flesh is mostly white meat; the leg meat is darker.
white meat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lean animal flesh) (carne magra animal)carne branca sf
 White meat is healthier as it contains less fat than red meat. Do you prefer white meat or dark meat?
white musk nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (synthetic fragrance) (fragrância sintética)almíscar branco sm
white-out,
whiteout
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
uncountable, US (corrective fluid)corretivo líquido sm
 I use white-out to cover my errors before making a copy of the report.
whiteout nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. uncountable (weather conditions: snowing heavily)neve pesada sf
white paper nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (official document)livro branco sm
  relatório branco sm
 White papers are issued by governments, companies, or other important organizations.
white peacock nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bird: fowl variety with white feathers) (tipo de ave com penas brancas)pavão branco sm
white power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (belief that white race is superior) (crença que a raça branca é superior)supremacia branca sf
 Skinheads generally belong to the white power movement.
white race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fair-skinned people) (pessoas de pele clara)raça branca sf
 The Nazis believed in the superiority of the white race.
white sand nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (very pale beach sand)areia branca sf
white supremacist nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] who believes white race is superior) (alguém que acredita que a raça branca é superior)supremacista branco smf
 White supremacists look down on all people whose skin is a different colour.
white supremacy nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (belief that white race is superior) (crença que a raça branca é superior)supremacia branca sf
white tern nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sea bird) (tipo de ave marinha)trinta réis branco sm
  viuvinha branca sf
  (biologia)Gygis alba sp. sm
White Terrier nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (dog breed)terrier branco sm
white tie nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (men's formal dress) (estrangeirismo: traje masculino formal)white tie sm
  casaca sf
 I'll be wearing white tie to the mayor's ball.
white tie nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (men's bow tie) (gravata borboleta)gravata branca sf
 Ron was wearing a white tie with his tux.
white trash,
poor white trash
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US, figurative, pejorative, offensive, slang (poor white people) (informal, vulgar, pessoas pobres de pele branca)gentalha sf
white ware nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (ceramic items)louça sf
  porcelana sf
  cerâmica sf
white water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fast-moving foamy water)canoagem sf
 White water rafting is a very adventurous sport.
white whale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (beluga: sea mammal) (beluga: mamífero marinho)baleia branca sf
  beluga sf
 From the deck the passengers suddenly spotted a white whale nearby.
white wine nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pale alcoholic drink made from grapes)vinho branco sm
 She sat at the bar drinking a glass of white wine.
white-bread adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (characteristic of middle class) (figurado)insosso, sem graça adj
white-collar adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (professional, middle class) (profissional, classe média)profissional de escritório sm
white-collar worker nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (office employee, clerical worker)funcionário administrativo sm
 The Labor Party seeks to represent both white-collar and blue-collar workers.
white-out [sth],
whiteout [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
US, informal (erase using corrective fluid)apagar vt
  usar corretivo expres v
  corrigir vt
white-water rafting,
whitewater rafting
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(kayaking on fast-flowing river)fazer rafting expres v
  andar de caiaque expres v
 My friends and I went white-water rafting on the New River last summer.
whitewater,
white-water
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(river: rapids) (rio)corredeira, correnteza sf
  rápido sm
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