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eve

noun
 
 
/iːv/
Christmas Eve/New Year's Eve the day or night before Christmas Day/New Year's DayDays and times of day
the eve of sth the time just before something important happens: They were married in Washington on the eve of the Second World War.Days and times of daySpecific periods of time
Translations of “eve”
in Spanish víspera, tarde…
in French veille, soir…
in German der Vortag, -abend, der Vorabend…
in Chinese (Simplified) (重大事件的)前日,前夕, 傍晚…
in Chinese (Traditional) (重大事件的)前日,前夕, 傍晚…
(Definition of eve from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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