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nightnoun [C/U]

us   /nɑɪt/
the part of every 24-hour period when it is dark because there is no direct light from the sun: [C] I’ll be in Pittsburgh on Tuesday night. [C] There was a fire last night in the Tremont section of the Bronx. [U] It often gets cold here at night.
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nightnoun

uk   /naɪt/ us   /naɪt/
  • night noun (DARK PERIOD)

A1 [C or U] the part of every 24-hour period when it is dark because there is very little light from the sun: It gets cold at night. I slept really badly last night. I spent the night at Ted's. He took the night ferry/train.

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  • night noun (EVENING)

A1 [C or U] the period of time between the late afternoon and going to bed; the evening: Let's go out on Saturday night. We've eaten out every night this week. She's a singer in a bar by night and a secretary by day.
[S] the evening on which a special event happens: When's the last night of your show? The first/opening night of her new movie was a great success.
night-night child's expression
used as another way of saying good night, usually by or to children
the other night
on one evening recently: I saw Naomi at the gym the other night.
a night out
an evening spent at a restaurant, theatre, etc. rather than staying at home: I need a night out with the girls this weekend.UK Let's have a night out on Saturday.

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nightexclamation

uk   /naɪt/ us   /naɪt/ informal
a friendly way of saying goodbye when you leave someone in the evening or before going to bed or to sleep: Night, sweetheart! Sleep well!
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