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season

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsiːzən/
PART OF YEAR B1 one of the four periods of the year; winter, spring, summer, or autumnThe seasons
SPECIAL TIME B1 a period of the year when a particular thing happens: [usually singular] the holiday season the rainy/dry season the football seasonThe seasons
in season B2 If vegetables or fruit are in season, they are available and ready to eat.Various qualities of foodAvailable and accessiblePresent If a female animal is in season, she is ready to mate.Breeds and breedingProcesses and stages connected with sexual reproduction
out of season If vegetables or fruit are out of season, they are not usually available at that time.Unavailable and inaccessiblePresent If you go somewhere out of season, you go during a period of the year when few people are there.Tourism and holidaysHotels and hostels
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