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English definition of “date”

date

noun [C]     /deɪt/
PARTICULAR DAY A1 a particular day of the month or year : "What's the date today?" "It's the fifth." Please give your name , address and date of birth .Days and times of day
ARRANGED TIME B1 a time when something has been arranged to happen : Let's make a date to have lunch . We agreed to finish the report at a later date.Days and times of dayPlans and arrangements
to date formal B2 up to the present time : This novel is his best work to date.Until a particular moment
GOING OUT B1 a romantic meeting when two people go out somewhere , such as to a restaurant or to see a film : He's asked her out on a date.Meeting peopleOfficial meetingsFinding a partner
PERSON someone who you are having a romantic meeting with: Who's your date for the prom ?Romantic and sexual partners
FRUIT a sticky brown fruit with a long seed inside → See also blind date, sell-by dateTypes of fruit
(Definition of date noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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