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English definition of “dark”

dark

noun     /dɑːk/ US  /dɑːrk/
the dark B1 the fact of there being no light somewhere : Cats can see in the dark. I've always been afraid of the dark.Darkness and becoming dark before/after dark B1 before/after the sun has gone down: It isn't safe to leave the house after dark. I want to be home before dark.Darkness and becoming dark
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