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English definition of “afternoon”

afternoon

noun [C/U]  /ˌæf·tərˈnun/ us  
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.
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