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English definition of “eve”

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