colored

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This word may also be spelled "coloured."
colored(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (having color)
a. de color
The colored walls in my room are much more vibrant than the white ones in my sister's room.Las paredes de color de mi cuarto son mucho más vivas que las blancas del de mi hermana.
2.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(not caucasian)
a. de color
The sign out in front of the restaurant displayed that colored people weren't allowed in.El letrero afuera del restaurante indicaba que las personas de color no tenían permitido entrar.
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colored
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (illustration)
a. en color
brightly coloredde colores vivos
2. (fig)
a.
a highly colored narrativeuna narrativa llena de colorido
3. (person)
a. de color
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