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"august" in British English

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augustadjective

uk   /ɔːˈɡʌst/  us   /ɑː-/ formal

Augustnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈɔː.ɡəst/  us   /ˈɑː-/ (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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(Definition of august from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"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)
Translations of “august”
in Korean 8월…
in Arabic الشَّهْر الثَّامِن مِن السَّنة الميلادِيّة أُغُسْطُس, آب…
in Malaysian Ogos…
in French août…
in Russian август…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指因社會地位高而)威嚴的,令人敬畏的…
in Italian agosto…
in Turkish ağustos…
in Polish sierpień…
in Spanish agosto…
in Vietnamese tháng tám…
in Portuguese agosto…
in Thai เดือนสิงหาคม…
in German der August…
in Catalan agost…
in Japanese 8月…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指因社会地位高而)威严的,令人敬畏的…
in Indonesian Agustus…
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