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beep

verb uk   /biːp/ us  
[I or T] (to cause) to make a short, loud sound: The cab driver beeped (his horn) impatiently at the cyclist. I don't like those watches that keep beeping every hour. [T] US ( UK bleep) to call someone, for example a doctor, by sending a signal to a beeper that they carry
beep
noun [C] uk   us  
a short, loud sound: The voice on the answering machine said "Please leave a message after the beep".
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