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good afternoonexclamation

 /ɡʊd ˌæf·tərˈnun/
used when greeting someone in the afternoon: Good afternoon, Mr. Hopkins.
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"good afternoon" in British English

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good afternoonexclamation

uk   /ˌɡʊd ˌɑːf.təˈnuːn/  us   /ˌɡʊd ˌæf.tɚˈnuːn/
A1 something you say to greet someone politely when you meet them in the afternoon

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  • Good afternoon, children!
  • Good afternoon, everyone.
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