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English definition of “sunset”

sunset

noun  /ˈsʌnˌset/ us  

sunset noun (EVENING)

[U] (also sundown,  /ˈsʌnˌdɑʊn/) the time in the evening when you last see the sun

sunset noun (SKY APPEARANCE)

[C] the appearance of the sky when the sun goes down: a brilliant purple sunset
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