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tonight

[ tuh-nahyt ]
/ təˈnaɪt /
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noun

this present or coming night; the night of this present day.

adverb

on this present night; on the night of this present day.
Obsolete. during last night.

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Origin of tonight

before 1000; Middle English to night,Old English tō niht.See to, night
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British Dictionary definitions for tonight

tonight
/ (təˈnaɪt) /

noun

the night or evening of this present day

adverb

in or during the night or evening of this day
archaic last night
Old English tōniht, from to 1 (at) + night
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