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1. One that bleaches or is used in bleaching.
2. often bleachers An often unroofed outdoor grandstand for seating spectators.
[Sense 2, from comparing a person's exposure to the sun when sitting on them with the exposure of linens bleaching on a clothesline.]
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1. (sometimes singular) a tier of seats in a sports stadium, etc, that are unroofed and inexpensive
2. the people occupying such seats
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|Noun||1.||bleachers - an outdoor grandstand without a roof; patrons are exposed to the sun as linens are when they are bleached|
stand - tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade)
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bleachers[ˈbliːtʃəz] NPL (US) → gradas fpl
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bleachers[ˈbliːtʃərz] npl (US) → gradins mpl (en plein soleil)
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pl (US) → unüberdachte Zuschauertribüne
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