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Meaning of “month” in the English Dictionary

"month" in British English

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monthnoun [C]

uk   us   /mʌnθ/
A1 a ​period of about four ​weeks, ​especially one of the twelve ​periods into which a ​year is ​divided: I'll be away for a month from mid-June to mid-July. February is the ​shortest month. a two-month-old ​puppy The ​project will be ​finished in the next few months (= ​quitesoon). They haven't been in ​contact with me for months (= a ​longtime). Students have two months' ​vacation during the ​summer.

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

"month" in American English

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monthnoun [C]

 us   /mʌnθ/
a ​period of about four ​weeks, esp. one of the twelve ​periods into which a ​year is ​divided: I’ll be away for the ​whole month of ​June. The ​puppy is two months ​old.
(Definition of month from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “month”
in Korean 달, 개월…
in Arabic شَهْر…
in Malaysian bulan…
in French mois…
in Russian месяц…
in Chinese (Traditional) 月, 一個月的時間…
in Italian mese…
in Turkish ay, yılın ayları…
in Polish miesiąc…
in Spanish mes…
in Vietnamese tháng…
in Portuguese mês…
in Thai เดือน…
in German der Monat…
in Catalan mes…
in Japanese (暦の)月, 一ヵ月…
in Chinese (Simplified) 月, 一个月的时间…
in Indonesian bulan…
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