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afternoon

noun [C/U]  us   /ˌæf·tərˈnun/
the period that starts at about twelve o’clock or after the meal in the middle of the day and ends at about six o’clock or when the sun goes down: [C] She works three afternoons a week at the library. [U] My baby usually sleeps in the afternoon. [U] I spoke to her yesterday afternoon.
Translations of “afternoon”
in Arabic فَتْرة ما بَعْد الظُّهْر…
in Korean 오후…
in Malaysian tengah hari…
in French après-midi…
in Turkish öğleden sonra…
in Italian pomeriggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 下午,午後…
in Russian вторая половина дня…
in Polish popołudnie, ≈ po południu…
in Vietnamese buổi chiều…
in Spanish tarde…
in Portuguese tarde…
in Thai ตอนบ่าย…
in German der Nachmittag, Nachmittags……
in Catalan tarda…
in Japanese 午後(正午辺りから日没までを指す)…
in Indonesian petang, sore…
in Chinese (Simplified) 下午,午后…
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