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augustadjective

uk   /ɔːˈɡʌst/  us   /ɑːˈɡʌst/ formal

Augustnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈɔː.ɡəst/  us   /ˈɑː.ɡəst/ (written abbreviation Aug.)
A1 the eighth ​month of the ​year, after ​July and before ​September: They usually go to ​theirholidayhome in August. We're going to ​Australia on 1 August. They got ​married last August.

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"august" in American English

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augustadjective

 us   /ɔˈɡʌst/ fml
having ​greatimportance and ​respect in ​society: We toured the august ​chambers of the ​SupremeCourt.

Augustnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈɔ·ɡəst/ (abbreviation Aug.)
the eighth ​month of the ​year, after ​July and before ​September
(Definition of august from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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