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English definition of “cheer”

cheer

noun [C] (SHOUT)    /tʃɪər/ US  /tʃɪr/
C2 a loud shout of approval or encouragement: Her speech was received with cheers and a standing ovation. His victory in the 400 metres earned him the biggest cheer of the afternoon. Three cheers for the winning team! !Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing downSounds made by humans with their mouths
(Definition of cheer noun (SHOUT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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