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British English: eve /iːv/ NOUN
The eveof an event is the day before it, or the period of time just before it.
...on the eve of his 27th birthday.
- American English: eve
- Arabic: عَشِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: véspera
- Chinese: 前夕
- Croatian: večer
- Czech: předvečer
- Danish: aftenen før
- Dutch: vooravond
- European Spanish: víspera
- Finnish: aatto
- French: veille
- German: Vorabend
- Greek: παραμονή προηγούμενη ημέρα
- Italian: vigilia
- Japanese: 前夜
- Korean: 전야
- Norwegian: aften
- Polish: wigilia
- European Portuguese: véspera
- Romanian: ajun
- Russian: канун
- Spanish: víspera
- Swedish: afton
- Thai: คืนวันก่อนวันเทศกาล
- Turkish: arife
- Ukrainian: переддень
- Vietnamese: hôm trước
Definition of eve from the Collins English Dictionary
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