blanquear

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From blanco +‎ -ear.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /blankeˈaɾ/ [blãŋ.keˈaɾ]
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  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: blan‧que‧ar

VerbEdit

blanquear (first-person singular present blanqueo, first-person singular preterite blanqueé, past participle blanqueado)

  1. to bleach
  2. to whiten; to turn white
    Mi cabello blanqueó.
    My hair turned white.
    Synonym: blanquecer
  3. to whitewash
    Synonym: encalar
  4. (sports) to win without allowing rival to get points

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