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sunset

noun uk   us   /ˈsʌn.set/
B1 [U] the time in the evening when you last see the sun in the sky: The fishermen set out at sunset for a night's fishing.B1 [C] the appearance of the sky in the evening before the sun goes down: We sat on the beach watching a spectacular sunset.
Translations of “sunset”
in Korean 일몰…
in Arabic غُروب الشَّمْس, الغُروب…
in Portuguese pôr do sol…
in Catalan posta de sol…
in Japanese 日没, 日の入り…
in Italian tramonto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 日落(時分),黃昏,傍晚, 晚霞…
in Russian закат…
in Turkish gün batması…
in Chinese (Simplified) 日落(时分),黄昏,傍晚, 晚霞…
in Polish zachód słońca…
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