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evenoun

uk   /iːv/ us   /iːv/
[S] the period or day before an important event: Mrs Clayton was speaking to Arab journalists in Paris on the eve of her visit to Egypt. Christmas/New Year's Eve
[S or U] old use the evening

Evenoun [S]

uk   /iːv/ us   /iːv/
the first woman, according to the biblical story of how the world was made
(Definition of eve from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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evenoun [U]

us   /iv/
the evening or day before a holiday, or the period immediately before an important event: New Year’s Eve the eve of the election
(Definition of eve from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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