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Meaning of “morning” in the English Dictionary

"morning" in British English

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morningnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈmɔː.nɪŋ/  us   /ˈmɔːr-/
A1 the ​part of the ​day from the ​time when the ​sunrises or you ​wake up until the ​middle of the ​day or lunchtime: a ​beautiful/​sunny/​wet morning I ​work three mornings a ​week at the ​bookshop. She only ​works in the mornings. What's ​ourschedule for this morning? I'd like an ​appointment for tomorrow morning, ​please. I'll ​see you onSaturday morning. I had too much to ​drink at Sarah's ​party, and I ​feltterrible the morning after.in the morning A1 during the early ​part of the ​day: I ​listen to the ​radio in the morning. B1 at some ​time between twelve o'clock at ​night and twelve o'clock in the ​middle of the ​day: The ​murder took ​place at four in the morning. B1 the next morning: She said she would ​see you in the morning.

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morningexclamation

uk   /ˈmɔː.nɪŋ/  us   /ˈmɔːr-/ informal
a ​friendly way of ​greetingpeople when you ​meet them in the morning: Morning, Sue! How are you today?
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(Definition of morning from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"morning" in American English

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morningnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈmɔr·nɪŋ/
the ​part of the ​day from the ​time when the ​sunrises until the ​middle of the ​day: [U] Sunday/​tomorrow morning [C] I ​work three mornings a ​week at the ​bookstore.
(Definition of morning from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “morning”
in Korean 오전, 아침…
in Arabic صَباح…
in Malaysian pagi…
in French matin…
in Russian утро…
in Chinese (Traditional) 早晨, 上午…
in Italian mattina, mattinata…
in Turkish sabah…
in Polish rano, poranek, ranek…
in Spanish mañana…
in Vietnamese buổi sáng…
in Portuguese manhã, madrugada…
in Thai ตอนเช้า…
in German der Morgen…
in Catalan matí…
in Japanese 午前, 朝…
in Chinese (Simplified) 早晨, 上午…
in Indonesian pagi…
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