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Definition of evening noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable, uncountable] the part of the day between the afternoon and the time you go to bed I'll see you tomorrow evening. Come over on Thursday evening. What do you usually do in the evening? She's going to her sister's for the evening. the long winter evenings the evening performance Evening was falling by the time we reached the house. see also good evening
  2. 2[countable] an event of a particular type happening in the evening a musical evening at school (= when music is performed)
adverb He works evenings.
the other day/morning/evening/week
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2recently I saw Jack the other day.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: evening