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Definition of twilight adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(formal) used to describe a state in which things are strange and mysterious, or where things are kept secret and do not seem to be part of the real world the twilight world of the occult They lived in the twilight zone on the fringes of society. The dissidents lived in a twilight world of hushed voices and secret meetings.
  2. 2used to describe a situation or area of thought that is not clearly defined
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