honeymoon Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"honeymoon" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈhʌn.i.muːn/
B1 [C or U] a ​holiday taken by a ​coupleimmediately after ​theirmarriage: Where are you going onyour honeymoon? [C usually singular] (also honeymoon period) a ​shortperiod at the ​beginning of a new ​job, ​government, etc. when there is no ​criticism from anyone

honeymoonverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /ˈhʌn.i.muːn/
to go on a honeymoon: They are honeymooning in the Bahamas.
noun [plural] uk   /-muːnəz/  us   /-muːnɚz/
people who are on ​their honeymoon: The ​hotel is a ​favourite with honeymooners.
(Definition of honeymoon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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honeymoonnoun [C]

 us   /ˈhʌn·iˌmun/
a ​vacation or ​trip taken by two ​people who have just been ​married: We went to Hawaii on ​our honeymoon. A honeymoon is also an early ​period in a ​relationship when ​criticism is not given: The first ​year of the ​presidency is ​regarded as a honeymoon.
verb [I always + adv/prep]  us   /ˈhʌn·iˌmun/
They are honeymooning in Jamaica.
plural noun  us   /ˈhʌn·iˌmu·nərz/
This ​resort is ​popular with honeymooners.
(Definition of honeymoon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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