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clamor

verb [I] (Cdn Br clamour)  us   /ˈklæm·ər/
to make a loud complaint or demand: The audience clamored for an encore.

clamor

noun [U] (Cdn Br clamour)  us   /ˈklæm·ər/
a loud complaint or demand: The clamor for freedom in recent years has been strong. Clamor is also loud noise, esp. made by people’s voices: The clamor of their voices rose.
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