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Definition of eve noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    eve

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  1. 1 the day or evening before an event, especially a religious festival or holiday Christmas Eve (= December 24) a New Year's Eve party (= on December 31) on the eve of the election
  2. 2(old use or literary) evening one midsummer's eve
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