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6 entries found for season.
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Main Entry: 1sea·son
Pronunciation: primarystresssemacronz-schwan
Function: noun
1 a : a suitable or natural time or occasion <a season for all things> b : an indefinite period of time : WHILE <willing to wait a season>
2 a : a period of the year associated with something in particular that happens every year <the baseball season> b : a period marked by special activity especially in some field <tourist season> c : a period in which a place is most often visited d : one of the four quarters into which the year is commonly divided -- compare AUTUMN 1, spring, 1summer 1, winter 1 e : the time of a major holiday
4 : the schedule of official games played or to be played by a sports team during a playing season <got through the season undefeated>
- in season
1 : at the right or fitting time
2 : in a state or at the stage of greatest fitness (as for eating) <peaches are in season>
3 : at the legally established time for being hunted or caught
- out of season : not in season <fined for hunting out of season>

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