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English definition of “commotion”

commotion

noun [S or U]     /kəˈməʊ.ʃən/ US  /-ˈmoʊ-/
a sudden short period of noise , confusion , or excited movement : His arrival caused quite a commotion. He looked up to see what all the commotion was about.Noise and noisyExcitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
(Definition of commotion noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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