Significado de “afternoon” - en el Diccionario Inglés

afternoon en inglés británico

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afternoonnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌɑːf.təˈnuːn/ us /ˌæf.tɚˈnuːn/

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.

Más ejemplos

  • It had been raining hard most of the afternoon.
  • He spent the afternoon doing jobs around the house.
  • The meeting has been scheduled for tomorrow afternoon.
  • She walks the dog for an hour every afternoon.
  • I will have to cancel this afternoon's class - I'm sorry it's such short notice.

afternoonexclamation

uk /ˌɑːf.təˈnuːn/ us /ˌæf.tɚˈnuːn/ informal

(Definición de afternoon del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

afternoon en inglés americano

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afternoonnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌæf·tərˈnun/

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:

[ C ] She works three afternoons a week at the library.
[ U ] My baby usually sleeps in the afternoon.
[ U ] I spoke to her yesterday afternoon.

(Definición de afternoon del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)