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erev

[er-ev; English er-uh v] /ˈɛr ɛv; English ˈɛr əv/
noun, Hebrew.
1.
the day before a Jewish holiday or the Jewish Sabbath: Erev Yom Kippur.
Origin of erev
ʿerebh literally, eve, evening
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erev

/ˈɛrɛv/
noun
1.
(in combination) (Judaism) the day before; the eve of: erev Shabbat (the Sabbath eve, i.e., Friday), erev Pesach (the day before Passover)
Word Origin
from Hebrew
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