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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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DecemberDe‧cem‧ber /dɪˈsembə $ -ər/ ●●● S2 W2 noun [countable, uncountable] (written abbreviation Dec.)  TMCthe 12th month of the year, between November and Januarynext/last December Last December they visited Prague.in December We got married in December.on December 6th Jake’s birthday is on December 6th.on 6th December British English The event was to take place on 6th December.December 6 American English Her letter arrived December 6.
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DecemberSagittarius 23 November to 21 December There's more to life than power.By December 1952, he was running it.A second shutdown that began in December furloughed fewer workers, 280,000, but lasted 21 days.Judge Jones had had a form of leukemia for several years when he was sworn to the bench in December 1994.Manzi said he was contacted by an intermediary in December who suggested he look into Industry.The central bank said prices for a basic basket of consumer items rose 3. 93 percent in December.Louis Index is up about 28 percent from its December 1994 base of 100.next/last DecemberPrivatization has stalled since the parliamentary election last December.Norwich Union said yesterday, however, that it had stopped providing the guarantees last December.Portfolio also benefited from differential premium rating introduced last December.Ever since Vogue homed in on it last December, the Wonderbra has been literally bouncing off the shelves.Shippey, 47, was found stabbed to death in his burning car near Merstham last December.The 1.7m people who bought their shares last December will get their final payment call next March.
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