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af·ter·noon / ˌaftərˈnoōn/ • n. the time from noon or lunchtime to evening: I telephoned this afternoon I'll be back at three in the afternoon she worked on Tuesday afternoons | [as adj.] the afternoon sunshine. ∎  this time on a particular day, characterized by a specified type of activity or particular weather conditions: an afternoon of drama. • adv. (afternoons) inf. in the afternoon; every afternoon.

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afternoon

afternoon XIII. f. AFTER- + NOON; cf. late L. post-meridiem adv., F. après-midi.

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afternoon

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