lights-out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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lights-outnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌlaɪtsˈaʊt/
(at a ​school where ​childrenlive or in the ​army) the ​time in the ​evening when the ​lights are ​switched off in the ​room where ​peoplesleep: No ​talking after lights-out!
(Definition of lights-out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lights-out”
in Chinese (Simplified) (学校或部队的)熄灯时间…
in Chinese (Traditional) (學校或部隊的)熄燈時間…
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