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morning

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈmɔː.nɪŋ/ us    /ˈmɔːr-/
A1 the part of the day from the time when the sun rises or you wake up until the middle of the day or lunch time: a beautiful/sunny/wet morning I work three mornings a week at the bookshop. She only works in the mornings. What's our schedule for this morning? I'd like an appointment for tomorrow morning, please. I'll see you on Saturday morning. I had too much to drink at Sarah's party, and I felt terrible the morning after. in the morning A1 during the early part of the day: I listen to the radio in the morning. B1 at some time between twelve o'clock at night and twelve o'clock in the middle of the day: The murder took place at four in the morning. B1 the next morning: She said she would see you in the morning.

morning

exclamation uk   /ˈmɔː.nɪŋ/ us    /ˈmɔːr-/ informal
a friendly way of greeting people when you meet them in the morning: Morning, Sue! How are you today?
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