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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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