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"sunset" in British English

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sunsetnoun

uk   /ˈsʌn.set/ 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 beach watching 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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sunsetnoun

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 brilliant purple 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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