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evening

Pronunciation: /ˈiːvnɪŋ/

Translation of evening in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 noche (feminine); (before dark) tarde (feminine) at 10 in the evening a las 10 de la noche at 6 in the evening a las 6 de la tarde he came in the evening (before dark) vino por la tarde, vino en la tarde (Latin America/América Latina) , vino a la tarde or de tarde (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) (after dark) vino por la noche, vino de noche, vino en la noche (Latin America/América Latina) every Tuesday evening todos los martes por la tarde/noche ( or en la tarde etc) let's have an evening out tonight ¿por qué no salimos esta noche? (before noun/delante del nombre) evening meal cena (feminine) evening performance función (feminine) de tarde the evening star el lucero de la tarde, la estrella de Venus 1.2 (period of entertainment) velada (feminine) [formal], noche (feminine) we felt like an evening of bridge teníamos ganas de pasar una noche jugando al bridge one of their famous musical evenings una de sus famosas veladas musicales
    Example sentences
    • Trosley's next event, an evening of Russian folk music round a campfire, is taking place on Saturday.
    • The disc is too propulsive to be background music, but too modest to be your evening's main event.
    • Lying in Morgan's double bed, their heads inches apart, Dawn thinks over the evening's events.
    1.3 (concluding period) [literary/literario] crepúsculo (masculine) [literary/literario]
  • 2
    (evenings (as adverb/como adverbio))
    (before dark) por la tarde, en la tarde (Latin America/América Latina) , a la tarde or de tarde (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) ; (after dark) por la noche, de noche, en la noche (Latin America/América Latina)
    Example sentences
    • Except for short exercise periods in the evening the prisoners were confined to their individual cells for the first three days.
    • When I was doing the play I was tiring and absolutely using up all of my resources but it was a two hour period in the evening and then it was finished.
    • Then allocate work to do in all your free periods and in the evening.

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