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“December” in British English

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Decembernoun [ C or U ]

uk /dɪˈsem.bər/ us /dɪˈsem.bɚ/ written abbreviation Dec.

A1 the twelfth and last month of the year, after November and before January:

My parents got married in December.
We went to Mexico on 12 December.
Their baby was born last December.

More examples

  • They're getting married in December.
  • Her birthday is in December.

(Definition of “December” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“December” in American English

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Decembernoun [ C/U ]

us /dɪˈsem·bər/ abbreviation Dec.

the twelfth and last month of the year, after November and before January

(Definition of “December” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)