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tonight

adverb, noun [U] uk   /təˈnaɪt/ us  
A1 (during) the night of the present day: Tonight will be my first opportunity to meet her. Tonight's meeting will take place in the main school hall.
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in Korean 오늘밤…
in Arabic الَّليلة…
in French ce soir…
in Turkish bu gece, bu gecede, bu akşam…
in Italian stanotte, stasera…
in Chinese (Traditional) (在)今晚, (在)今夜…
in Russian сегодня вечером, сегодняшний вечер…
in Polish (dziś) wieczorem…
in Spanish esta noche…
in Portuguese esta noite, hoje à noite…
in German heute abend…
in Catalan aquesta nit…
in Japanese 今夜, 今晩…
in Chinese (Simplified) (在)今晚, (在)今夜…
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