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noun [C/U]  us   /mɑɪm/
the art of acting without speech, or a person who is skilled at performing this art, esp. in a theater: [U] In the game of charades, you have to convey the title of a movie or book through mime.


verb [I/T]  us   /mɑɪm/
to use actions without speech to communicate something, or to pretend to speak by moving your lips but without making any sound: [I] The illusion of live music was created by singers miming to their records.
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