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The date on the report is October 24, 2005.
"What's today's date?" "The 25th."
I have a date with one of the guys from my class tonight.
Phil called me last night, and we're going on a date this evening.
This is the American English definition of date. View British English definition of date.
if a cat purrs, it makes a continuous quiet low sound because it is happy
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