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Definition of 'dusk'

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It likes to catch the moths that swarm round a light at dusk. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Of missing daytime to dusk to night. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Instead buy a timer and set lamps to come on at dusk. The Sun (2014)But the best time came at dusk. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Plus the chance to be taken by a forest ranger on a walk through the trees at dusk and at night. The Sun (2013)The majority of vandals struck at dusk or after dark, with street lighting proving no deterrent. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Only pop them on at dusk and night when they'll have the most effect. The Sun (2015)As dusk became night time, the crowd lit candles and tied flowers to lampposts. The Sun (2015)He comes out at dusk, and sits round waiting for the bats. Louisa May Alcott Little Men (1871)In July, dusk barely comes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Before dusk they had come, galloping boldly up to the hall in the manner befitting conquerors, to demand the surrender of the town. Kathleen E. Woodiwiss THE WOLF AND THE DOVE

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British English: dusk /dʌsk/ NOUN
Dusk is the time just before night when it is not yet completely dark.
We arrived home at dusk.
  • American English: dusk
  • Arabic: غَسَق
  • Brazilian Portuguese: anoitecer
  • Chinese: 黄昏
  • Croatian: sumrak
  • Czech: soumrak
  • Danish: tusmørke
  • Dutch: schemering
  • European Spanish: anochecer
  • Finnish: iltahämärä
  • French: crépuscule
  • German: Abenddämmerung
  • Greek: σούρουπο
  • Italian: crepuscolo
  • Japanese: 夕暮れ
  • Korean: 해질녘
  • Norwegian: skumring
  • Polish: zmierzch
  • European Portuguese: anoitecer
  • Romanian: amurg
  • Russian: сумерки
  • Spanish: anochecer
  • Swedish: skymning
  • Thai: เวลาเย็นก่อนค่ำ
  • Turkish: alacakaranlık
  • Ukrainian: сутінки
  • Vietnamese: hoàng hôn

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