Meaning of “twilight” in the English Dictionary

"twilight" in English

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uk /ˈtwaɪ.laɪt/ us /ˈtwaɪ.laɪt/

twilight noun (FINAL PART)

the twilight of sth literary

the final part of a period:

I knew him when he was in the twilight of his career.



uk /ˈtwaɪ.laɪt/ us /ˈtwaɪ.laɪt/ literary

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

"twilight" in American English

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twilightnoun [ U ]

us /ˈtwɑɪˌlɑɪt/

the low level of light when it is late in the day, just before the darkness of night, or this period of the day

fig. Twilight is also any late period, when the end of something is near:

The book presents a compelling portrait of the singer in the twilight of her career.

(Definition of “twilight” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)