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bedtimenoun [U or C]

uk   /ˈbed.taɪm/  us   /ˈbed.taɪm/
the time at which you usually get into your bed in order to sleep: Put your toys away now, it's bedtime. Eleven o'clock is past my bedtime. I like to have a hot drink at bedtime. He reads his children a bedtime story every night.
(Definition of bedtime from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bedtimenoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈbedˌtɑɪm/
the time that you usually go to bed at night: Come on, Joey, it’s past your bedtime.
(Definition of bedtime from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bedtime”
in Arabic وَقْت النَّوْمِ…
in Korean 취침 시간…
in Portuguese hora de dormir…
in Catalan hora d’anar a dormir…
in Japanese 寝る時間, 就寝時刻…
in Chinese (Simplified) 就寝时间…
in Turkish yatma vakti…
in Russian время ложиться спать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 就寢時間…
in Italian l’ora di coricarsi, l’ora di andare a letto…
in Polish pora spania…
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