Definition of New Year's Eve in English:

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New Year's Eve


1The last day of the year; in the modern Western calendar, December 31.
Example sentences
  • It'd only be over Christmas when I was fostered, from 24th December to New Year's Eve.
  • Pope John Paul II ended the year with a traditional New Year's Eve homily.
  • There are an awful lot of things that must be done before the New Year's Eve.
1.1The evening of the last day of the year, typically marked with a celebration.
Example sentences
  • This New Year's Eve, Natasha Kaplinsky will host the run-up to midnight, and into 2005.
  • In the rest of the region police said it was relatively quiet for a New Year's Eve with no major incidents.
  • On New Year's Eve, dozens of disappointed revellers were also plunged into darkness because of the fault.

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