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good eveningexclamation

uk   /ˌɡʊd ˈiːv.nɪŋ/ us   /ˌɡʊd ˈiːv.nɪŋ/
A1 something you say to greet someone politely when you meet them in the evening

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  • Good evening, everyone!
  • Good evening. Welcome!
(Definition of good evening from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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good eveningexclamation

/ˌɡʊd ˈiv·nɪŋ/
used when greeting someone in the evening: Good evening, Mr. Hopkins.
(Definition of good evening from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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