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noun [countable/uncountable] afternoon pronunciation in British English /ˌɑːftə(r)ˈnuːn/
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singularafternoon
pluralafternoons
  1. the period of time between the middle of the day and the beginning of the evening
    I’ve got a job interview on Tuesday afternoon.
    What are you doing tomorrow afternoon?
    this afternoon: I might go shopping this afternoon.
    in the afternoon: Perhaps we can meet sometime tomorrow in the afternoon.
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    1. a.
      [only before noun] done or happening in the afternoon
      an afternoon walk/nap
      afternoon tea
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