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April Fool's Daynoun [C usually singular]

(also April Fools' Day) uk   us   /ˌeɪ.prəlˈfuːlzˌdeɪ/ (UK also All Fools' Day)
1 ​April, a ​day when ​peopleplaytricks on other ​people
(Definition of April Fool's Day from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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April Fool's Daynoun [C usually sing]

(also April Fools' Day)  us   /ˈeɪ·prəl ˈfulz ˌdeɪ/
April 1, a day when ​peopledeceiveothers for ​amusement and then say, "April ​fool"
(Definition of April Fool's Day from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “April Fool's Day”
in Chinese (Simplified) 愚人节…
in Turkish nisan bir şaka günü…
in Russian 1 апреля…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愚人節…
in Polish prima aprilis…
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