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honeymoon

noun uk   us   /ˈhʌn.i.muːn/
B1 [C or U] a holiday taken by a couple immediately after their marriage: Where are you going on your honeymoon? [C usually singular] (also honeymoon period) a short period at the beginning of a new job, government, etc. when there is no criticism from anyone

honeymoon

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   us   /ˈhʌn.i.muːn/
to go on a honeymoon: They are honeymooning in the Bahamas.
honeymooners
noun [plural] uk   /-muːnəz/  us   /-muːnɚz/
people who are on their honeymoon: The hotel is a favourite with honeymooners.
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