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loud

adjective, adverb [-er/-est only]  us   /lɑʊd/

loud adjective, adverb [-er/-est only] (NOISY)

having or producing a large amount of sound: a loud noise Would you speak a little louder, please?
loudly
adverb  us   /ˈlɑʊd·li/
"What does she want now?" he asked loudly.
loudness
noun [U]  us   /ˈlɑʊd·nəs/
Differences in loudness are measured in decibels.

loud

adjective [-er/-est only]  us   /lɑʊd/

loud adjective [-er/-est only] (BRIGHT)

(of colors) too bright: a loud tie/pattern
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