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English definition of “school night”

school night

noun [C]
the evening before a day when children have to go to school . Adults also use this expression informally to describe the evening before a day when they have to get up to go to work . : I don't usually stay out this late on a school night .
(Definition of school night noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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