dusk Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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dusknoun [U]

uk   us   /dʌsk/
the ​time before ​night when it is not ​yetdark: As dusk fell, ​batsbegan to ​fly between the ​trees.
(Definition of dusk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dusknoun [U]

 us   /dʌsk/
the ​time just before ​night when the ​day is ​losingitslight but it is not ​yetdark
(Definition of dusk from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dusk”
in Korean 땅거미…
in Arabic غَسَق…
in Malaysian senja…
in French crépuscule…
in Russian закат…
in Chinese (Traditional) 黃昏…
in Italian tramonto…
in Turkish gün batımı, akşam karanlığı…
in Polish zmierzch, zmrok…
in Spanish crepúsculo…
in Vietnamese lúc chạng vạng…
in Portuguese crepúsculo…
in Thai เวลาเย็นก่อนค่ำ, เวลาโพล้เพล้, สนธยา…
in German die Abenddämmerung…
in Catalan capvespre…
in Japanese たそがれ時…
in Chinese (Simplified) 黄昏…
in Indonesian senjakala…
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