Definition of 'afternoon'
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He tells me they do a fantastic afternoon tea. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Have afternoon tea in one of the genteel sitting rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the relaxation of that afternoon tea party didn’t last. Smithsonian Mag (2017) Tomorrow afternoon Pep will face one of his finest students. The Sun (2016)From arriving at about 10.30am it was now the afternoon and my day felt wasted. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A second rescue team was due to be dispatched yesterday afternoon. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is, preferably tomorrow afternoon, just before tea time. The Sun (2016)Now the uncapped star is sweating on the results of MRI scans and the verdict of a specialist tomorrow afternoon. The Sun (2016)The 45-year-old won a final qualifier in Wigan yesterday afternoon. The Sun (2016)Wood spends most of the afternoon on conference calls. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You can then take a stroll in the stupendous gardens or enjoy an afternoon tea. The Sun (2011)The cause of a blaze that destroyed a disused furniture warehouse yesterday afternoon was unknown. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He will conduct a media conference this afternoon. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Then he dropped me off back at school in time for the afternoon lessons. The Sun (2015)All parties declined to comment before a press conference due yesterday afternoon. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Afternoon tea on the terrace is also a treat. The Sun (2011)One of you can have the afternoon off next time. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They also do fine afternoon tea. The Sun (2012)Paramedics arriving on the scene yesterday afternoon said that a woman had gone into the pond to try to pull him out. Times, Sunday Times (2010)To complete writing an outline of my sermon by two o'clock tomorrow afternoon is a goal. Christianity Today (2000)On summer afternoons the rooms at the south-west corner become as dazzling as lakes. Molly Keane's Ireland (1993)Afterwards, act like cheating lovers and book a hotel room in the afternoon. Times, Sunday Times (2007)About 40 were still at large yesterday afternoon. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I stayed locked up in the room all afternoon. Times, Sunday Times (2014)IF you fancy a day out with afternoon tea, you may like to think again. The Sun (2012)And I am going to see her tomorrow afternoon. A Little Princess (1905)A pilot who died when his light aircraft crashed in a field yesterday afternoon was flying to raise money for his village church. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Maybe it means their days -- their afternoons -- are numbered. A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)
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Translations for 'afternoon'
British English: afternoon /ˌɑːftəˈnuːn/ NOUN
The afternoon is the part of each day which begins at 12 o'clock lunchtime and ends at about six o'clock.
He's arriving in the afternoon.
- American English: afternoon
- Arabic: بَعْدَ الظُهْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: tarde
- Chinese: 下午
- Croatian: poslijepodne
- Czech: odpoledne
- Danish: eftermiddag
- Dutch: middag
- European Spanish: tarde
- Finnish: iltapäivä
- French: après-midi
- German: Nachmittag
- Greek: απόγευμα
- Italian: pomeriggio
- Japanese: 午後
- Korean: 오후
- Norwegian: ettermiddag
- Polish: popołudnie
- European Portuguese: tarde
- Romanian: după-amiază
- Russian: день
- Spanish: tarde últimas horas del día
- Swedish: eftermiddag
- Thai: ตอนบ่าย
- Turkish: öğleden sonra
- Ukrainian: пообідній час
- Vietnamese: buổi chiều
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Definition of afternoon from the Collins English Dictionary
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