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Meaning of “when” - Learner’s Dictionary

when

adverb     /wen/
A1 used to ask at what time something happened or will happen: When's your birthday? When did he leave? When are you going away?Question words and expressions
Translations of “when”
in Arabic مَتى…
in Korean 언제…
in Malaysian bilakah…
in French quand…
in Turkish ne zaman…
in Italian quando…
in Chinese (Traditional) 甚麼時候,何時…
in Russian когда?…
in Polish kiedy…
in Vietnamese khi nào…
in Spanish cuando…
in Portuguese quando…
in Thai เมื่อ…
in German wann…
in Catalan quan…
in Japanese いつ…
in Indonesian bilamana…
in Chinese (Simplified) 什么时候,何时…
(Definition of when adverb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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