- au·gust·ly, adverb
- au·gust·ness, noun
Other definitions for August (2 of 2)
the eighth month of the year, containing 31 days. Abbreviation: Aug.
a male given name, form of Augustus.
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How to use august in a sentence
From 30,000 feet, the presidential race looks much as it did when we first launched our presidential election forecast in august.Election Update: Where Biden And Trump Have Gained The Most Ground | Geoffrey Skelley (firstname.lastname@example.org) | September 16, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
Sinopharm’s CEO Liu Jingzhen claimed in august that its candidate may reach market by December.China’s controversial emergency-use program for COVID vaccines is going global | Grady McGregor | September 16, 2020 | Fortune
An august meeting, conducted through a secure, virtual video conferencing platform, was scheduled to last for two hours, according to an invitation.No Democrats Allowed: A Conservative Lawyer Holds Secret Voter Fraud Meetings With State Election Officials | by Mike Spies, Jake Pearson and Jessica Huseman | September 15, 2020 | ProPublica
In august, IBM released a 32-qubit quantum processor with a quantum volume of 64, matching Honeywell.IBM plans a huge leap in superfast quantum computing by 2023 | rhhackettfortune | September 15, 2020 | Fortune
Retail sales in China grew in august for the first time since the outset of the pandemic at the start of 2020, heralding China’s continued economic recovery following the coronavirus-sparked slowdown.China retail sales are finally growing—but remain the ‘weakest link’ in China’s recovery | Naomi Xu Elegant | September 15, 2020 | Fortune
They prevailed last august, obtaining—follow me here—an injunction prohibiting the enforcement of those provisions.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over | Jay Michaelson | January 5, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
That year, on august 10, the first woman stepped in for a pint.
In august 2013, his mother had warned police that Brice was being radicalized and influencing Bertrand.
But Brinsley went away for two years in prison for weapons possession in august 2011.Alleged Cop Killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley Had a Death Wish | M.L. Nestel | December 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Nobody bothered to tell Mister Ham about it until the following august.
But in august, 1805, the approaching war with Austria caused the Emperor to summon his most brilliant cavalry leader to his side.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Her Majesty passed through the town on the 30th of august, 1852, when an address was presented to her.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
The operations under the scheme began in august, 1878, when the houses in New Street were pulled down.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
On the 6th of august we beheld, for the first time, flying fish, but at such a distance that we could scarcely distinguish them.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
On the 7th of august we neared the Canary Isles, but unfortunately, on account of the thick fog, we could not see them.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
British Dictionary definitions for august (1 of 2)
dignified or imposing: an august presence
of noble birth or high rank: an august lineage
- augustly, adverb
- augustness, noun
British Dictionary definitions for August (2 of 2)
the eighth month of the year, consisting of 31 days
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