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Meaning of “afternoon” - Learner’s Dictionary

afternoon

noun     /ˌɑːftəˈnuːn/
A1 [C, U] the time between the middle of the day, and the evening: I played tennis on Saturday afternoon. The train arrives at 3 o'clock in the afternoon. What are you doing this afternoon (= today in the afternoon)?Days and times of day
(Good) afternoon. A1 used to say hello to someone in the afternoonWelcoming, greeting and greetings
Translations of “afternoon”
in Arabic فَتْرة ما بَعْد الظُّهْر…
in Korean 오후…
in Malaysian tengah hari…
in French après-midi…
in Turkish öğleden sonra…
in Italian pomeriggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 下午,午後…
in Russian вторая половина дня…
in Polish popołudnie, ≈ po południu…
in Vietnamese buổi chiều…
in Spanish tarde…
in Portuguese tarde…
in Thai ตอนบ่าย…
in German der Nachmittag, Nachmittags……
in Catalan tarda…
in Japanese 午後(正午辺りから日没までを指す)…
in Indonesian petang, sore…
in Chinese (Simplified) 下午,午后…
(Definition of afternoon from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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