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evening

noun
 
 
/ˈiːvnɪŋ/
A1 [C, U] the part of the day between the afternoon and the night: Are you doing anything this evening? I go to band practice on Monday evenings. We usually eat our main meal in the evening.Days and times of day
(Good) evening. something that you say when you meet someone in the eveningWelcoming, greeting and greetings
Translations of “evening”
in Arabic المَساء…
in Korean 저녁…
in Malaysian petang, hari tua…
in French soir(ée), soir…
in Turkish akşam…
in Italian sera…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傍晚, 晚上…
in Russian вечер…
in Polish wieczór…
in Vietnamese buổi tối, lúc xế chiều…
in Spanish tarde, noche, atardecer…
in Portuguese (final de) tarde, noite…
in Thai ตอนเย็น, วาระสุดท้าย…
in German der Abend, Abend-…, der Lebensabend…
in Catalan vespre…
in Japanese 夕方, 晩…
in Indonesian sore, senja…
in Chinese (Simplified) 傍晚, 晚上…
(Definition of evening from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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