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noun [countable] month pronunciation in American English /mʌnθ/
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singularmonth
pluralmonths
  1. 1
    one of the 12 periods that a year is divided into, such as January, February, etc.
    during the winter months
    the month of March
    Could we meet earlier in the month?
    this/next/last month: A man was arrested last month in connection with the robbery.
    I’ve already spent this month’s salary.
    the beginning/end of the month: They hope to finish by the end of the month.
    a month/per month (=each month): I give my daughter $50 a month.
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  2. 2
    a period of about four weeks
    a three-month-old baby
    Three months passed and we didn’t hear a word from him.
    I should try to finish my novel over the next few months.
    for a month: My parents were here for a month last year.
    a month from: I’ll be leaving a month from today.
    a month’s worth: The doctor has given him a month’s worth of pills.
    the past/previous month: We’ve hardly seen each other over the past month.
    in a month’s time: They’re getting married in a month’s time.
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  3. 3

    months

    [plural] a long time
    It’ll take months to finish the work on the house.
    for/in months: We haven’t been to the movies for months.
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