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Meaning of afternoon

af•ter•noon

Pronunciation: (n.af"tur-nn', äf"-adj.af'tur-nn', äf'-, af"-, äf"-), [key]
— n.
  1. the time from noon until evening.
  2. the latter part: the afternoon of life.
—adj.
  1. pertaining to the latter part of the day.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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