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Definición de “afternoon” en inglés

afternoon

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌɑːf.təˈnuːn/ us    /ˌæf.tɚ-/
A1 the period that starts at about twelve o'clock or after the meal in the middle of the day and ends at about six o'clock or when the sun goes down: It was a sunny afternoon. She works three afternoons a week at the library. It was on a Saturday afternoon. My baby usually sleeps in the afternoon. Let's go to the park this afternoon. I spoke to her yesterday afternoon. I'll meet you tomorrow afternoon at about 3.30. She's coming round on Wednesday afternoon. He's been in a bad mood all afternoon. She likes to have an afternoon nap. We got an early-/mid-/late-afternoon flight.

afternoon

exclamation uk   /ˌɑːf.təˈnuːn/ us    /ˌæf.tɚ-/ informal
a friendly way of greeting someone when you meet them in the afternoon: Afternoon, Bob!
(Definition of afternoon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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