eve

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'eve', 'Eve': /ˈiːv/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/iv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ēv)


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eve

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. on [Christmas, New Year's, Passover, Diwali] Eve
  2. on the eve of [Christmas]
  3. what are you doing this [Christmas] Eve?
  4. our family [gathers, gets together] on [Christmas] Eve
  5. were [gathered] for [Christmas] Eve
  6. on the eve of the [big day, celebration, execution, ceremony, event]
  7. the eve of the [Industrial, American, French] Revolution
  8. on the eve of her [departure, arrival, marriage]
n as adj
  1. New Year's Eve [parties, celebrations, fireworks]
  2. a Christmas Eve [dinner, feast, party]
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