Definition of 'autumn'
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The route can be walked in the summer and early autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In a good year the autumn colour can be electric. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Move it into its final position next autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To add to that sense of the changing seasons, today is the autumn equinox. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You should go before the hype hits, and autumn is one of the best seasons to visit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's also time to view and admire potential hedge acquisitions for your garden ready for autumn and winter planting. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This phenomenon has been known in autumn for many years, and the birds were thought to be migrants arriving or passing through. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The impact of school disruption emerged as two teaching unions called for action this summer and autumn. The Sun (2012)The jacket will enable you to wear the dress through much of autumn and winter. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The autumn season has begun strongly and could well continue that way. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Whether you plant for autumn leaf colour alone is a matter of choice. Winter Garden Glory (1993)The six episodes will be screened next autumn. The Sun (2011)The race is expected to take place in the autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She lives in autumn rather than summer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)People have just not been buying into autumn and winter ranges. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The autumn drama season is certainly looking up if we have more stories like this to come. The Sun (2008)Most of them also have a good autumn foliage colour too. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The scheme begins in autumn of next year. The Sun (2013)The platform was to have been towed out of port and into place by autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2014)One might expect a bottom by summer or autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Most of these properties are available into the autumn and winter. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The autumn arts season is almost upon us. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Its autumn colour will be on display from noon until dusk. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Move your plant into more sun next autumn and learn to watch the weather. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The float is expected to take place this autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The Scottish referendum is tabled for the autumn the year after. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It will return in the autumn for its final 12-week run. The Sun (2007)On a chilly autumn day last year China launched two men into space. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was only a dress rehearsal for this weekend's final autumn international. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Experts say this year 's autumn display is more colourful and prolonged because of the wet summer. The Sun (2012)This means he could map out a successor in little over a year, after one more key autumn and winter seasons of shows. Times, Sunday Times (2008)INSTEAD of moving bank holidays, just give us extra ones in the autumn and winter. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'autumn'
British English: autumn /ˈɔːtəm/ NOUN
Autumn is the season between summer and winter.
The best time to visit is in autumn.
- American English: autumn
- Arabic: الـخَرِيف
- Brazilian Portuguese: outono
- Chinese: 秋天
- Croatian: jesen
- Czech: podzim
- Danish: efterår
- Dutch: herfst
- European Spanish: otoño
- Finnish: syksy
- French: automne
- German: Herbst
- Greek: φθινόπωρο
- Italian: autunno
- Japanese: 秋
- Korean: 가을
- Norwegian: høst
- Polish: jesień
- European Portuguese: outono
- Romanian: toamnă
- Russian: осень
- Spanish: otoño
- Swedish: höst
- Thai: ฤดูใบไม้ร่วง
- Turkish: sonbahar
- Ukrainian: осінь
- Vietnamese: mùa thu
Definition of autumn from the Collins English Dictionary
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