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"sometime" in British English

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sometimeadverb

uk   us   /ˈsʌm.taɪm/
at a ​time in the ​future or the past that is not ​known or not ​stated: sometime before ​June We really should ​meet sometime ​soon to ​discuss the ​details. sometime in the ​autumn

sometimeadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈsʌm.taɪm/ formal
(Definition of sometime from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sometimeadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈsʌmˌtɑɪm/
at a ​time in the ​future or the past which is not ​known or ​stated: I’m having ​lunch with an ​oldfriend sometime next ​week.
(Definition of sometime from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sometime”
in Arabic في وَقْت ما…
in Korean 언젠가…
in Portuguese em algum momento…
in Catalan en algun moment…
in Japanese いつか, そのうちに…
in Chinese (Simplified) (将来或过去的)某个时候…
in Turkish bir ara…
in Russian когда-нибудь, как-нибудь…
in Chinese (Traditional) (將來或過去的)某個時候…
in Italian un giorno, un qualche giorno…
in Polish kiedyś…
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