sunset Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “sunset” in the English Dictionary

"sunset" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈsʌn.set/
B1 [U] the ​time in the ​evening when you last ​see the ​sun in the ​sky: The ​fishermen set out at sunset for a night's ​fishing.B1 [C] the ​appearance of the ​sky in the ​evening before the ​sun goes down: We ​sat on the ​beachwatching a ​spectacular sunset.
(Definition of sunset from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sunset" in American English

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 us   /ˈsʌnˌset/

sunset noun (EVENING)

[U] (also sundown,  /ˈsʌnˌdɑʊn/ ) the ​time in the ​evening when you last ​see the ​sun

sunset noun (SKY APPEARANCE)

[C] the ​appearance of the ​sky when the ​sun goes down: a ​brilliantpurple sunset
(Definition of sunset from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sunset”
in Arabic غُروب الشَّمْس, الغُروب…
in Korean 일몰…
in Portuguese pôr do sol…
in Catalan posta de sol…
in Japanese 日没, 日の入り…
in Chinese (Simplified) 日落(时分),黄昏,傍晚, 晚霞…
in Turkish gün batması…
in Russian закат…
in Chinese (Traditional) 日落(時分),黃昏,傍晚, 晚霞…
in Italian tramonto…
in Polish zachód słońca…
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