Definition of name the day in English:

name the day

Arrange a date for a specific occasion, especially a wedding: we knew in our hearts they were ready to name the day
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  • To be honest we've been so busy that we never really got round to naming the day before.
  • The Government have given one sweetener and are hopeful of giving another before it names the day, but in politics you never know.
  • The Prime Minister has named the day as September the 17th - just a week shy of the last possible election date.
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Word of the day internecine
Pronunciation: ˌɪntəˈniːsʌɪn
adjective
destructive to both sides in a conflict