August - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɔːɡəst|  American pronunciation of the word august
Brit.  |ɔːˈɡʌst|  British pronunciation of the word august

noun

- the month following July and preceding September (syn: aug)

adjective

- of or befitting a lord(syn: grand, lordly)
- profoundly honored (syn: revered, venerable)

Examples

We visited their august mansion and expansive grounds.

The family claims an august lineage.

We are taking our vacation in August.

The last two Augusts have been very dry.

Anyone interested in running for office must file an application by August 1st.

We rented our friends' cottage for the month of August.

...the kind of sultry August afternoon that makes you just want to loaf...

The Senate debates will continue after the August recess.

The new homes will be ready for occupation in August.

I took two weeks off in August.

The pair had a baby, Josh, in August.

He was cleared by doctors to resume skating in August.

The date on the letter was 30th August 1962.

the liberation of Paris in August 1944

On 29 August the royal army marched into Inverness.

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