good afternoon Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"good afternoon" in British English

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good afternoonexclamation

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A1 something you say to ​greet someone ​politely when you ​meet them in the afternoon
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  • Good afternoon, ​children!
  • Good afternoon, everyone.
(Definition of good afternoon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"good afternoon" in American English

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good afternoonexclamation

 /ɡʊd ˌæf·tərˈnun/
used when ​greeting someone in the afternoon: Good afternoon, Mr. Hopkins.
(Definition of good afternoon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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