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dawn

 (dôn)
n.
1. The time each morning at which daylight first begins.
2. A first appearance; a beginning: the dawn of history. See Synonyms at beginning.
intr.v. dawned, dawn·ing, dawns
1. To begin to become light in the morning.
2. To begin to appear or develop; emerge.
3. To begin to be perceived or understood: Realization of the danger soon dawned on us.

[From Middle English daunen, to dawn, probably a back-formation from dauning, daybreak, alteration of dauing, from Old English dagung, from dagian, to dawn; see agh- in Indo-European roots.]

dawning

(ˈdɔːnɪŋ)
adj
gradually taking shape in a person's consciousness: a dawning awareness.
n
another word for dawn
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dawning - the first light of daydawning - the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"
time of day, hour - clock time; "the hour is getting late"

dawning

noun
The first appearance of daylight in the morning:
Translations
بُزوغ الفَجْر
rozbřesksvítání
begyndelsefrembrud
virradat
upphaf

dawning

[ˈdɔːnɪŋ]
A. ADJ [hope etc] → naciente
B. N (= beginning) → albores mpl
the dawning of the space agelos albores de la era espacial
the first dawning of hopeel primer atisbo or rayo de esperanza

dawning

[ˈdɔːnɪŋ]
1. adj (day, hope) → appena nato/a
2. n = dawn 1b

dawn

(doːn) verb
(especially of daylight) to begin to appear. A new day has dawned. See also dawn on below.
noun
1. the very beginning of a day; very early morning. We must get up at dawn.
2. the very beginning of something. the dawn of civilization.
ˈdawning noun
the act of beginning. the dawning of a new day / a new age.
dawn on
to become suddenly clear to (a person). It suddenly dawned on me what he had meant.
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