Definition of 'dawn'
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They took him outside and left him in a courtyard where he was found lifeless just before dawn. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her wedding day dawns and she's stranded in the woods. The Sun (2016)For watching the dawning of the new world, there was probably no better place to be. Times, Sunday Times (2016) New dawn of co-operation ahead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How marvellous if that gorgeous day dawns when no one is counting, or fretting, about colour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A new dawn is beginning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)AT last, the sense is beginning to dawn across Europe. The Sun (2016)There is a wider issue at play here and it is beginning to dawn on people. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We moved forward again just after dawn. BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)The box contains a bank of small lenses that track the sun from dawn to dusk. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This was in the dawning of the age of computers. THROWING THE ELEPHANT (2002)Humans have been spotting odd things in the sky from the dawn of time. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The dawn of a new internet age has begun. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The package left the museum before dawn one recent morning. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This time the dawn looks far from false. The Sun (2008)The horror of the situation quickly dawned. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The fourth series of the political comedy ends as election day dawns. The Sun (2015)We both rose as the first greying of dawn reached the windows. Anti-Ice (1993)And then it gradually begins to dawn on you. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Police spent an hour driving him around until he spotted his hotel just before dawn. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Man has lived in thrall to the sun since the dawn of civilisation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Many more will soon be looking east to a new dawn. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was about half a mile across and was dumped by a glacier before the dawn of man. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The new age might be dawning. GOD'S SECRETARIES: The Making of the King James Bible (2003)Helicopters swooped across the dawn sky. Times, Sunday Times (2009)False dawns have become something of the norm here this term but they cannot afford any more if they are to finish fourth. The Sun (2010)All of a sudden the light dawned upon this woman's mind. Christianity Today (2000)THE doctor looked into the dawn sky and told his driver to put his foot down. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'dawn'
British English: dawn /dɔːn/ NOUN
Dawn is the time of day when light first appears in the sky, before the sun rises.
She woke at dawn.
- American English: dawn
- Arabic: فَجْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: amanhecer
- Chinese: 黎明
- Croatian: zora
- Czech: úsvit
- Danish: daggry
- Dutch: dageraad
- European Spanish: amanecer
- Finnish: aamunkoitto
- French: aube
- German: Dämmerung
- Greek: αυγή
- Italian: alba
- Japanese: 夜明け
- Korean: 새벽
- Norwegian: daggry
- Polish: świt
- European Portuguese: amanhecer
- Romanian: zori
- Russian: рассвет
- Spanish: amanecer
- Swedish: gryning
- Thai: รุ่งอรุณ
- Turkish: şafak
- Ukrainian: світанок
- Vietnamese: bình minh
Definition of dawn from the Collins English Dictionary
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