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cue

noun [C]  /kju/ us  

cue noun [C] (SIGNAL)

a signal for someone to do or say something, esp. in a play or movie: She waited for her cue – the ring of the telephone – to come on stage. Being passed over for promotion twice was his cue to start looking for another job.

cue noun [C] (STICK)

in the game of pool, a long, round, wooden stick held at one end and used to hit a white ball and move it against another or other balls to roll them into holes around the edge of a table covered with cloth
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