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date

noun [C]
 
 
/deɪt/
a particular day of a particular month, shown in numbers, or words and numbers: "What date is the next meeting?" "It's Thursday, October 1st." The Danish government has set a date for a referendum on the matter. The decision on the merger will be taken at a later date .
to date up to the present time: Some 3,800 pieces of the new software have been sold to date.
→  See also after date , average date , best-before date , closing date , completion date , delivery date , drop-dead date , due date , effective date , expiration date , expiry date , maturity date , prompt date , pull date , record date , redemption date , sell-by date , settlement date , use-by date , year to date
(Definition of date noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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