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English definition of “afternoon”

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
(Definition of afternoon from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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