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American English: /ˈivnɪŋ/
British English: /ˈiːv(ə)nɪŋ/

Translation of evening in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1
    (before dark)
    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)
    vino a la tarde or de tarde (River Plate area)
    (after dark)
    vino por la noche
    vino de noche
    vino en la noche (Latin America)
    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) evening meal evening performance
    función (feminine) de tarde
    the evening star
    el lucero de la tarde
    la estrella de Venus
    1.2 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]
  • 2
    also: evenings (as adverb)
    (before dark)
    por la tarde
    en la tarde (Latin America)
    a la tarde or de tarde (River Plate area)
    (after dark)
    por la noche
    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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