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English definition of “the sun sets on sth”

the sun sets on sth

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If the sun sets on something, it ends: It used to be said that Britain ruled an empire on which the sun would never set.Coming to an endCausing something to end
(Definition of the sun sets on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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