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afternoon

af·ter·noon

afternoon

 
 
pronunciation:
aef tr nun
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: the period between noon and evening.
I'll be out all morning, but I'll be in my office all afternoon.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: pertaining to the period between noon and evening.
There is a morning bus and an afternoon bus.The baby missed her afternoon nap today.