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Meaning of “midnight” in the English Dictionary

"midnight" in British English

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midnightnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈmɪd.naɪt/
A2 twelve o'clock in the ​middle of the ​night: There's a ​greatfilm on TV at midnight. It was after midnight when we got ​home.

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

"midnight" in American English

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midnightnoun [U]

 us   /ˈmɪdˌnɑɪt/
12 o’clock in the ​middle of the ​night
(Definition of midnight from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “midnight”
in Korean 자정…
in Arabic مُنْتَصَف الَّليل…
in Malaysian tengah malam…
in French (de) minuit…
in Russian полночь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 子夜,午夜…
in Italian mezzanotte…
in Turkish gece yarısı…
in Polish północ…
in Spanish medianoche…
in Vietnamese nửa đêm…
in Portuguese meia-noite…
in Thai เวลาเที่ยงคืน…
in German die Mitternacht…
in Catalan mitjanit…
in Japanese 真夜中…
in Chinese (Simplified) 子夜,午夜…
in Indonesian tengah malam…
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