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Januarynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈdʒæn.ju.ə.ri/  us   /ˈdʒæn.ju.er.i/ (written abbreviation Jan.)
A1 the first ​month of the ​year, after ​December and before ​February: Her ​fatherdied in January. His ​birthday is 25 January. We're going ​skiing next January.

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(Definition of January from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Januarynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈdʒæn·juˌer·i/ (abbreviation Jan.)
the first ​month of the ​year, after ​December and before ​February
(Definition of January from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “January”
in Korean 1월…
in Arabic يَناير, كانون ثانٍ…
in Malaysian Januari…
in French janvier…
in Russian январь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一月…
in Italian gennaio…
in Turkish ocak ayı…
in Polish styczeń…
in Spanish enero…
in Vietnamese tháng giêng…
in Portuguese janeiro…
in Thai เดือนมกราคม…
in German der Januar…
in Catalan gener…
in Japanese 1月…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一月…
in Indonesian Januari…
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