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Meaning of “dark” - Learner’s Dictionary

dark

noun     /dɑːk/
the dark
B1 somewhere where there is no light: I don't like going out alone in the dark. He's scared of the dark.Darkness and becoming dark
before/after dark
B1 before/after it becomes night: She doesn't let her children out after dark.Days and times of day
→  See also a shot in the dark , be in the dark
(Definition of dark noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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