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crowd

noun [C]  us   /krɑʊd/
a large group of people who have gathered together: A crowd formed outside the club. Crowds of people watched the fireworks. infml A crowd is also a group of friends: I don’t know many people in Edsel’s crowd. A crowd is also a group of people with similar interests: the art/theater crowd

crowd

verb [I/T]  us   /krɑʊd/
(of people) to fill a place: [T] Street vendors crowded the sidewalks. [I] As soon as he appeared, reporters crowded around him. If you crowd someone, you make the person uncomfortable by standing too close: [T] Don’t crowd me! If people crowd into a place, they fill it completely: [I] Commuters crowded into the train.
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