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twilight

noun uk   /ˈtwaɪ.laɪt/ us  

twilight noun (EVENING)

[U] the period just before it becomes completely dark in the evening: I could make out a dark figure in the twilight.

twilight noun (FINAL PART)

the twilight of sth literary the final part of a period: I knew him when he was in the twilight of his career.

twilight

adjective uk   /ˈtwaɪ.laɪt/ literary us  
used to describe a way of life that involves illegal or immoral activities, and is on the edge of normal society: The remaining inhabitants of this once-prosperous market town have got used to a twilight existence. Leaving a secure job for the twilight world of pop music was perhaps a mistake.
Translations of “twilight”
in Korean 황혼…
in Arabic غَسَق…
in French aube naissante, crépuscule, déclin…
in Turkish alaca karanlık…
in Italian crepuscolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傍晚, 黃昏時分,薄暮時分…
in Russian сумерки…
in Polish zmierzch…
in Spanish crepúsculo, luz del alba, ocaso…
in Portuguese crepúsculo…
in German die Dämmerung, der Dämmerzustand…
in Catalan crepuscle…
in Japanese たそがれ時…
in Chinese (Simplified) 傍晚, 黄昏时分,薄暮时分…
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